Lemerre names Tunisia's squad for WC

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:40 IST

Tunisia coach Roger Lemerre has named his World Cup squad, with Francileudo Santos and Ziad Jaziri leading the attack as expected.

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Tunisia coach Roger Lemerre has named his World Cup squad, with Francileudo Santos and Ziad Jaziri leading the attack as expected. Santos, a Brazilian-born striker, has scored an impressive 18 goals in 28 appearances. Tunisia is competing in its third straight World Cup finals. The Carthage Eagles are in Group H with Spain, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia. Lemerre coached France to victory at the 2000 European Championship, and Tunisia to the African Cup of Nations title in 2004. Squad: Goalkeepers: Ali Boumnijel (Club Africain), Hamdi Kasraoui (Esperance Tunis), Adel Nefzi (US Monastir). Defenders: David Jemmali (Bordeaux), Hatem Trabelsi (Ajax), Mehdi Meriah (Etoile du Sahel), Anis Ayari (Samsunspor), Alaeddine Yahya (Saint-Etienne), Radhi Jaidi (Bolton), Karim Hagui (Strasbourg), Karim Saidi (Lecce). Midfielders: Jawhar Menari (Nuremberg), Adel Chedli (Nuremberg), Mehdi Nafti (Birmingham), Sofiene Melliti (Gaziantespor), Hamed Namouchi (Rangers), Karim Zdiri (Rosenborg), Yassine Chikhaoui (Etoile du Sahel), Riadh Boazizi (Kayserispor), Issam Jomaa (Lens), Kais Ghodhbane (Diyarbakirspor). Forwards: Francileudo Santos (Toulouse), Ziad Jaziri (Troyes). (AP)

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