Nabil Maaloul announces the departure of 8 players from the Tunisian Esperance

Tunisia: Nabil Maaloul, coach of Tunisian football club Esperance, said on Thursday that 8 players are on the team’s starting list, including Algerian defender Elias Chetti. The coach, who officially took up his duties on 9 June, succeeding Radi Jaidi, said goalkeeper Al-Moez Ben Sharifia, forward Anis Al-Badri and defender Mohamed Ali Al-Yaqoubi will continue to work in the club. Maaloul also confirmed in his statements on “Mosaic” private radio today that Muhammad Ali Bin Ramadan will not leave Esperance. in this moment, adding that “Ben Ramadan is the best player in the Tunisian League, and he is one of the main elements of the team and his survival is a top priority.” The coach revealed the departure of 8 players, saying: “I stayed surprised by Elias Al-Shetti’s decision to buy the rest of his contract with Esperance and leave for another team. “Interestingly, Maaloul led Esperance to recently win the Tunisian League title for the 32nd time in his recordafter a fight that continued until the end round of the coronation phase with the pursuit of the Monastir Union. Maaloul is looking to prepare the team for the African Champions League competition in the new season by starting negotiations to recruit a certain number of players. (Dpa)