Soccer World Cup 2010

 

Tunisia : Soccer World Cup 2010

Nickname

The Carthage Eagles.

Soccer World Cup track record
2010

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2006

Placed in Group H, with Saudi Arabia, Ukraine and Spain. Fought to a 2-2 draw against Saudi Arabia, lost 1-3 to Spain after leading for an hour, and lost from the penalty spot 0-1 to Ukraine ending with 10 men.

2002

Eliminated after 1st round.

1998

Eliminated after 1st round.

1978

Eliminated after 1st round. However, in beating Mexico 3-1 Tunisia became the first African nation to win a Soccer World Cup final match.

Coach

Tunisia's coach is Frenchman Lemerre, who was sacked by France after it crashed out of the 2002 tournament, has drawn criticism in Tunisia for relying heavily on foreign-based players and playing too defensively.

Before the Soccer World Cup 2006, the Tunisian federation extended Lemerre's contract for another two years to include the 2008 African Cup of Nations, with an option to continue until the Soccer World Cup 2010.

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Soccer World Cup 2010


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