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Tunisia


Federation founded: 1957
FIFA member since: 1960
Confederation: CAF
Colours: Red and white
Nickname: The Carthage Eagles
World Cups qualified for: 4 (of 20)
Best results: 9th place 1978

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 12 W 1 D 4 L 7 GF 8 GA 17 Pts 7
Tunisia are 52nd on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not enter
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 First round 9 Squad Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 First round 26 Squad Qualifiers
2002 First round 29 Squad Qualifiers
2006 First round 24 Squad Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers
* Tunisia entered first time for the 1962 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 3-1 vs Mexico 1978
Biggest loss 1-3 vs Spain 2006
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 2
Longest unbeaten run 1
Longest run without win 11
Longest run qualifying 3 (1998-06)
Longest run not qualifying 4 (1962-74) & (1982-94)
Penalty shoot-outs -
TUN vs Europe W0 - D3 - L5
TUN vs South America W0 - D0 - L1
TUN vs Asia W0 - D1 - L1
TUN vs N/C America W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Kaies Ghodhbane 8 1998-06
Hatem Trabelsi 7 1998-06
Zoubele Baya 6 1998-02
Ali Boumnijel 6 2002-06
Radhi Jaidi 6 2002-06
Ziad Jaziri 6 2002-06

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Raouf Bouzaiene 1 2002
Mokhtar Dhouib 1 1978
Nejib Ghommidh 1 1978
Radhi Jaidi 1 2002-06
Ziad Jaziri 1 2002-06
Ali Kaabi 1 1978
Jaouhar Mnari 1 2006
Skander Souayah 1 1998


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1978 1R Mexico W 3-1 1R Poland L 0-1 1R West Germany D 0-0 1998 1R England L 0-2 1R Colombia L 0-1 1R Romania D 1-1 2002 1R Russia L 0-2 1R Belgium D 1-1 1R Japan L 0-2 2006 1R Saudi Arabia D 2-2 1R Spain L 1-3 1R Ukraine L 0-1



 

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