Issam Jemaa is set to play in his fifth CAF African Cup of Nations when the tournament kicks off this weekend. He spoke to FIFA.com about his desire to bring the trophy back to Tunisia for the first time in almost a decade.
African champions Zambia lost 2-0 in Sudan, while the team they beat in the continental final, Côte d'Ivoire, defeated Tanzania on a busy Saturday of 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action.
When it comes to major international competitions, results are all that count, as Tunisia’s Issam Jomaa reminded FIFA.com in the days leading up to their CAF Africa Cup of Nations debut against Morocco on Monday.
After a series of disappoints in recent years, Tunisia are hoping to throw themselves back into the spotlight with a stirring display at the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off in a week's time.
After suffering relegation from Ligue 1 with Lens last term, Tunisian forward Issam Jemaa is determined to bounce back with new club Auxerre and help fire his national side to success.
After meeting with FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter in Zurich, new FTF President Ali Hafsi Jeddi spoke to FIFA.com about his ambitions for Tunisian football.