How did Tunisia qualify for the FIFA World Cup?


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Tunisia will play the World Cup for the second time in a row in Qatar. The African side started to develop really good talents in order to strengthen their national team. Find out here how they qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Youssef Msakni from Tunisia
© Kenta Harada / Getty ImagesYoussef Msakni from Tunisia

Among the African teams, Tunisia Not one of the adults. In fact, their most cherished football memory was in 2004 when they were crowned with the title Africa Cup Winnersand before that third place in 1962. However, in the African World Cup qualifiers, Tunisia knew how to play to easily win. It is no coincidence that they snatched world Cup four times in the last six world championships. Currently, Qatar 2022 will have them Fifth time.

As well as their second consecutive participation after the Tunisians who played Three World Cups straight between 1998 and 2006 World Cup. This was the largest consecutive participation of the African team in their history. Now that they have built a good team, they have the perfect formula for winning matches, and dealing alongside the big teams in Africa.

For example, Tunisia has one of the best scorers in its history with Wahbi Khazri who scored 22 goals in 66 matches. In fact, he is Tunisia’s second top scorer ever. Although this could be his last major international engagement, Khazri could be one of the big surprises at the upcoming World Cup.

Qatar 2022: How did Tunisia qualify for the FIFA World Cup?

thanks to them FIFA ranking siteAnd the Tunisia You do not have to play the first round of Africa 2022 Qualifiers. They waited for their opponents for the second round in the group stage. which ended with a mixture of World Cup competitors The inexperienced national teams.

in the end, Tunisia It ended up group b In the Africa Qualifiers. Tunisia played against Equatorial Guinea, Zambia and Mauritania. None of them have World Cup experience, but that’s how unbalanced some of the qualifiers are. After winning the second round in the group stage, Tunisia had to face Mali in a two-legged match.

Once again, Tunisia leveraged their roster with high-profile European experience to win and for the second time in a row clinched the third round of African qualifiers. at their side, EgyptAnd the SenegalAnd the CameroonAnd the Algeria, Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, MoroccoAnd the Financial Qualified to the final round. In the end, Tunisia beat Mali, to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, for the second time in a row after participating in the 2018 World Cup.

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