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2022 World Cup: Mejbri, Laïdouni… how Tunisia attracts dual nationals


Crucial for the qualification of Tunisia, the match against the Blues this Wednesday will be special for several Tunisian players born and

At 19, Hannibal Mejbri has the distinction of having more selections with the Tunisian national team (20) than first team matches in clubs (3 with Manchester United, 15 with Birmingham where he is on loan).

Selected in the France young team (12 in U 16, 3 in U17), the nugget of the 20th arrondissement was promised a future in Blues in the medium term but he chose, in June 2021, to join the Eagles of Carthage.

A major decision for the Tunisian Federation which has implemented an offensive policy to attract more and more dual nationals in recent years.

In Qatar, they are 12 on the list of 26, including ten born and trained in France (Hassen, Talbi, Ghandri, Bronn, Kechrida, Mejbri, Laidouni, Skhiri, Khazri and Sliti).

For them, this match will necessarily be special.

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Source: leparis

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