Tunis - Tunisia named their 23-man squad for the Africa Cup
of Nations on Wednesday with Europe-based stars Aymen Abdennour, Wahbi Khazri
and Naim Sliti poised to be the key men at the January 14-February 5 tournament
Coach Henryk Kasperczak, who was also in charge of The
Carthage Eagles at the 1996 finals, trimmed his squad from 41 players.
Tunisia open their campaign in Group B against Senegal on
January 15 before taking on Algeria and Zimbabwe.
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Aymen Mathlouthi (Etoile Sahel), Rami Jridi (Club sfaxien),
Moez Ben Chrifia (Esprance Tunis), Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly/EGY), Hamza Mathlouthi
(Club sfaxien), Siyam Ben Youssef (Caen/FRA), Mohamed Ali Yacoubi
(Rizespor/TUR), Aymen Abdennour (Valencia/ESP), Chamseddine Dhaouadi (Esprance
Tunis), Slimane Kchok (Bizerte), Hamdi Nagguez (Etoile Sahel), Zied Boughatass
(Etoile Sahel), Ferjani Sassi (Esprance Tunis), Larry Azouni (Nmes/FRA), Naim
Sliti (Lille/FRA), Wahbi Khazri (Sunderland/ENG), Mohamed Amine Ben Amor
(Etoile Sahel), Ahmed Khalil (Club africain), Hamza Lahmar (Etoile Sahel),
Youssef Msakni (Lakhwya/QAT), Yessine Khenissi (Esprance Tunis), Ahmed Akaichi
(Ittihad Jeddah/KSA), Sabeur Khlifa (Club africain)
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