Tunisia Sack Coach Kebaier After AFCON Exit

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Updated January 31, 2022

Tunisia coach Mondher Kebaier (L) and assistant coach Jalel Kadri (R) attend the training session in Garoua on January 28, 2022. Daniel BELOUMOU OLOMO / AFP


Tunisia head coach Mondher Kebaier was sacked on Sunday, the day after his side’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final exit to Burkina Faso.

Kebaier, 51, who had been in charge since August 2019, will be replaced by his 50-year-old deputy coach Jalel Kadri, the Tunisia Football Federation confirmed.

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Tunisia, the 2004 African Cup of Nations champions, lost 1-0 to 10-man Burkina Faso on Saturday in Cameroon.