Ali Kaabi

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Ali Kaabi
Ali Kaabi 78.jpg
in 1978
Personal information
Full name Ali Kaabi
Date of birth (1953-11-15) November 15, 1953 (age 65)
Place of birth Tunisia
Playing position Defender
National team

Ali Kaabi (born 15 November 1953) is a retired Tunisian footballer.

Kaabi made 72 appearances and scored nine goals for the Tunisia national football team from 1973 to 1982,[1] and he participated in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. In Tunisia's first ever World Cup finals match, he scored a game-tying goal in a 3–1 win over Mexico, making Kaabi Tunisia's first-ever World Cup goalscorer.[2] He played as a defender.


  1. ^ Kilani, Imed (6 March 2012). "Tunisia - Record International Players". RSSSF.
  2. ^ "Africa savours its first victory". Retrieved 21 April 2012.

External links[edit]

Ali KaabiFIFA competition record (archive)