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Ziad Jaziri (Arabic: زياد جزيري‎) (born 12 July 1978 in Tunis) is a Tunisian former football striker.

Ziad Jaziri
Personal information
Date of birth (1978-07-12) July 12, 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Sousse, Tunisia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2002 Etoile Sahel
2003–2005 Gaziantepspor 49 (17)
2005–2007 Troyes 44 (6)
2007–2008 Al-Kuwait 15 (9)
National team
1999–2007 Tunisia 64 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 31, 2007
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 June 2006

He has 64 caps and 14 goals for the national team, and was called up to the 2006 World Cup. He was also in the 2002 World Cup squad. In addition, Jaziri was on the winning Tunisian team at the 2004 African Cup of Nations. He scored the first goal for Tunisia in the 2006 World Cup against Saudi Arabia on June 14, 2006.

On July 14, 2011, he was arrested with former International and Ajax Player Hatem Trabelsi and Club Africain Player Oussema Sallemi for questioning in a drug possession, consumption and trafficking affair.[1]

International careerEdit

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.[2]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 22 April 2000 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia   Mauritania
2–0
3–0
2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 7 October 2000 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia   Gabon
1–0
4–2
2002 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3. 28 January 2001 Stade Municipal, Pointe-Noire, Congo   Congo
2–1
2–1
2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 25 February 2001 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia   DR Congo
2–0
6–0
2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
5.
4–0
6. 20 May 2001 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia   Ivory Coast
1–1
1–1
2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
7. 17 June 2001 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia   Kenya
2–0
4–1
2002 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
8.
3–0
9. 26 May 2002 Kimiidera Athletic Stadium, Wakayama, Japan   Denmark
1–1
1–2
Friendly
10. 14 January 2004 Stade de Houmet Es'Souk, Djerba, Tunisia   Benin
1–0
2–0
Friendly
11. 24 January 2004 Stade 7 November, Radès, Tunisia   Rwanda
1–0
2–1
2004 African Cup of Nations
12. 14 February 2004 Stade 7 November, Radès, Tunisia   Morocco
2–1
2–1
2004 African Cup of Nations
13. 9 October 2004 Chichiri Stadium, Blantyre, Malawi   Malawi
1–2
2–2
2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
14. 14 June 2006 FIFA WM Stadion München, Munich, Germany   Saudi Arabia
1–0
2–2
2006 FIFA World Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Three Tunisian players detained and questioned on drug charges | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2018-05-22.
  2. ^ "Jaziri, Ziad". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 May 2017.

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