Monday, January 2, 2006
ESPNsoccernet: January 6, 1:22 PM UK
Two uncapped players in Tunisia squad
TUNIS, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Tunisia coach Roger Lemerre has
named two uncapped players in his squad for the defence of the
African Nations Cup in Egypt later this month.
Defender Issam Merdassi and striker Amine Eltaif were
included in the squad issued by the Tunisian Football Federation
Tunisian media had speculated that Lemerre might use
inexperienced players for the tournament and save his seasoned
internationals for the World Cup finals in Germany later this
Tunisia are drawn in Group C for the Nations Cup with
Guinea, South Africa and Zambia. The tournament runs from Jan.
20 to Feb. 10.
Goalkeepers: Ali Boumnijel (Club Africain), Khaled Fadhel
(Erciyespor), Hamdi Kasraoui (Esperance).
Defenders: Hatem Trabelsi (Ajax Amsterdam), Anis Ayari
(Samsunspor), Karim Saidi (Feyenoord), Issam Merdassi (CS
Sfaxien), Radhi Jaidi (Bolton Wanderers), Karim Hagui
(Strasbourg), Jose Clayton (El Qatari).
Midfielders: Chawki Ben Saada (Bastia), Adel Chedli
(Nuremberg), Kais Ghodhbane (Samsunspor), Sofiane Militi
(Foscala), Jawher Mnari (Nuremberg), Riadh Bouazizi (Kayseri
Exciysspor), Slim Ben Achour (Guimares), Hamed Namouchi
Strikers: Amine Eltaif (Esperance), Zied Jaziri (Troyes),
Haikel Guemamdia (Strasbourg), Issam Jomaa (Lens), Silva Dos