Sami Trabelsi, the
Coach of North African side Tunisia has released provisional squad of 25
players who will represent the country in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
(AFCON) to be held in South Africa from 19 January 2013.
Trabelsi’s team consists of three goalkeepers, eight
defenders, nine midfielders and five strikers.
Issam Jemaa who played alongside Kenyan
striker Dennis Oliech at Auxerre last season, but now with Kuwait FC, is one of
the five strikers in the team.
Tunisia will play in Group ‘D’ that has been dubbed the
group of death alongside Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Togo.
Mathlouthi (ES Sahel), Farouk Ben Mustapha (CA Bizertin) and Zied Jebali (AS
Abdennour (Toulouse, France), Anis Boussaïdi (Tavria Simferopol, Ukraine),
Fateh Gharbi (CS Sfaxien), Rami Bedoui (ES Sahel), Chamseddine Dhaouadi (ES
Sahel), Khalil Chammam (ES Tunis), Walid Hicheri (ES Tunis) and Bilel Iffa
Ben Yahia (Mersin, Turkey), Chadi Hammami (Kuwait SC, Koweït), Abdelkader
Oueslati (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Khaled Mouelhi (ES Tunis), Majdi Traoui (ES
Tunis), Oussama Darragi (FC Sion, SSwitzerland), Youssef Msakni (Lekhwiya,
Qatar), Hattan Bartali (Club Africain) and Wahbi Khazri (Bastia, France).
Strikers: Issam Jemaa (Kuwait SC,
Koweit), Zouhaier Dhaouadi (Evian TG, France), Saber Khlifa (Evian TG, France),
Hamdi Harbaoui (Lokeren, Belgium) and Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (CS Sfaxien).