Sassi leads Tunisia’s lineup against Malawi in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers

Jalal Al-Qadiri, the technical director of the Tunisia national team, announced the official formation for the match against its host, the Malawi national team, scheduled for 3:00 pm today, Tuesday, at the “Bingo Stadium”, in the second round of Group H matches in the eighth round. 2026 World Cup qualifiers Scheduled to be held in America, Canada and Mexico.

The Tunisian national team will play the match with the following formation:

Goalkeeper: Bashir bin Saeed.

Defense: Kashrida, Meriah, Talebi and Abedi.

Midfield: Ferjani Sassi, Al-Sakhiri and Al-Aidouni.

Attack: Msakni, Al-Saliti and Al-Khanisi.

Formation of Tunisia
Formation of Tunisia

The draw for the African qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup placed Tunisia in Group H, accompanied by Equatorial Guinea, Namibia, Malawi, Liberia and Sao Tome..

The “Carthage Eagles” will play today’s confrontation and are at the top of the Group Eight standings in the African qualifiers for the upcoming World Cup, with 3 points, ahead of the runners-up duo, Malawi and Equatorial Guinea, on goal difference.

The Tunisian national team is looking to continue its victories after recently achieving a broad victory over its guest, the Sao Tome and Principe national team, with a clean score, in the match that brought together the two teams at the Hamadi Al-Aqrabi Olympic Stadium in Brades, in the first round of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.

The Tunisian national team has an ideal record in the previous confrontations it played against its counterpart, the Malawi national team, in all tournaments over the past years.

The Carthage Eagles faced Malawi in 4 previous official matches, during which the Tunisian team achieved two victories in the 2006 World Cup qualifiers, in addition to two draws in the 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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