FIFA World Cup 2022: Tunisia announces 26-man squad

Hannibal Mejbri, 19-year-old Birmingham City midfielder on loan from Manchester United, has made the cut for Tunisia.

Tunisia’s midfielder Hannibal Mejbri looks on during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 final.

Tunisia’s midfielder Hannibal Mejbri looks on during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 final. | Photo Credit: KARIM JAAFAR

Hannibal Mejbri, 19-year-old Birmingham City midfielder on loan from Manchester United, has made the cut for Tunisia.

Tunisia announced its 26-man squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar which begins on November 20.

Hannibal Mejbri, 19-year-old Birmingham City midfielder on loan from Manchester United, has made the cut.

Tunisia is in Group D alongside defending champion France, Denmark and Australia.

The 26-strong squad, named in a statement by the Tunisia Football Federation (FTF), features two stars of France’s Ligue 1 -- Khazri of Montpellier and Montassar Talbi of FC Lorient -- as well as Ali Abdi of Ligue 2’s Caen.

Two other Ligue 1 players, Saif-Eddine Khaoui of Clermont and Yoann Touzghar of AC Ajaccio, have been dropped.

Tunisia World Cup squad
Goalkeepers: Aymen Dahmen, Bechir Ben Said, Aymen Mathlouthi, Mouez Hassen
Defenders: Wajdi Kechrida, Mohamed Drager, Dylan Bronn, Nader Ghandri, Bilel Ifa, Yassine Meriah, Montassar Talbi, Ali Maaloul, Ali Abdi
Midfielders: Ghailene Chaalali, Aissa Laidouni, Eliyes Skhiri, Hannibal Mejbri, Ferjani Sassi, Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane
Forwards: Wahbi Khazri, Youssef Msakni, Taha Yessine Khenissi, Issam Jebali, Seiffedine Jaziri, Anis Ben Slimane, Naim Sliti
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