Tunisia, one of the 5 representatives of the African continent at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, threatens not to take part in the next qualifying campaign for the 2023 African Cup of Nations.
We expected reprisals against the calendar of the Confederation of African Football, on the side of the African selections participating in the 22nd edition of the World Cup in Qatar. And it was Tunisia that took the first step, by threatening to boycott the qualifiers for the next African Cup of Nations which will take place over six days (June, September and October) and risks seriously compromising the preparation of the World Cup. 2022.
Cameroon, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and Ghana will indeed have to content themselves with matches counting for the qualifications for the African Cup of Nations, Cote d’Ivoire 2023, as preparation for the major meeting of world football. next November (November 21 to December 18) despite the busy schedule. A situation that the president of the Tunisian Football Federation, Wadie Jary, does not approve of.
According to the head of the Tunisian football governing body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) should review its program in order to allow the Eagles of Carthage to prepare optimally for the World Cup and to play enough friendly matches with teams of the same standing as the one they should challenge in Qatar. Wahbi Khazri’s band may therefore not have a chance of being in the game in Côte d’Ivoire next year.