Nabil Maaloul return as Tunisia coach

Nabil Maaloul, a former midfielder, has been re-appointed as coach of Tunisia’s national team.

His first spell in charge was in 2013 lasted just seven months.

Maaloul, 54, replaces Henryk Kasperczak, who was sacked in April after mixed results. Tunisia were knocked out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in the quarter-finals

His fist competitive game will be at home to Egypt in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Niger and Swaziland are the other two teams in Group J for the qualifying campaign to reach Cameroon.

In Group A of the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, Tunisia are currently joint top with DR Congo of on six points after two matches.

Guinea and Libya are yet to score a point.

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