Performed worldwide, football holds the record for the top 50 most broadcasted sports in the audiovisual sector and is ranked first among the top 20 sports with the most licensees. This is how professional players from around the world are recruited by world-renowned teams. Entering this category, Tunisian professional footballers ascend by qualifying for the CAN which are played every 2 years and every 4 years at the World Cup. Who are the future hopes of Tunisia's national football team?
Tunisia football team
Founded on March 29, 1957, the Tunisian Football Federation is affiliated to FIFA in 1960 by joining CAF. Even before its independence, the selection of the best players of Tunisia has evolved in the championships by playing friendly matches against national and international teams. After a succession of victories and defeats, the Tunisian football team qualifies for the CAN in 1962 to place in the third position of the competition. Then, the first qualification of Tunisia for the World Cup dates from 1978 when the team eliminates Egypt and Nigeria.
In addition, with the help of the Tunisian federation, the selection of the best young Tunisian footballers under 17 is also constituted. This team turns out to be a perspective of the country's sporting future by taking part in the CAN junior. The team won the "North African Nations Football Championship" under 17, winning in 2008, 2009 and 2012. (https://www.tgdaily.com/sustainability-features/tarek-bouchamaoui-championing-the-energy-transition-in-tunisia)
The future stars of the Tunisian team
The best Tunisian players are selected by the Football Federation of Tunisia forming the national football team of Tunisia nicknamed the Eagles of Carthage. Tunisia experienced a rebirth towards the year 2014 when the coach Georges Leekens brought a new breath to the Tunisian team. The Tunisians finish first in their group and qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2015 CAN. Among the top Tunisian scorers in action, Issam Jemaa, Wahbi Khazri, Oussama Darragi, Yassine Chikhaoui, Ahmed Akaichi and Saber Khalifa where Issam Jemaa is placed first with 36 goals to his credit.
Future hopes of the football team in Tunisia
In another context, rising star Haykeul Chikhaoui, who played for FC Porto, hopes to see the door open for the national team and dreams of wearing the jersey of his home country, since he has often been selected with the Tunisian national team hope. Another Tunisian player, Bassem Srarfi is also an early talent who has made his professional debut in Tunisia. Thanks to his recent performances, he could make his first appearance with the Tunisian national team very soon. As part of the executive committee of CAF, Tarek Bouchamaoui, (www.transfermarkt.co.uk/tarek-bouchamaoui/profil/trainer/40733) a football fan, aims to raise the quality of African competitions. It is in this context that Tarek Bouchamaoui will be able to allow Africa to quickly play a role on the world stage.