Women’s CAN 2022: Mariem Houij, the Tunisian star, dreams of the last four

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She is one of the greatest architects of Tunisia’s second qualification for CAN 20202. Mariem Houij, who scored 6 goals in 4 matches during the playoffs, has taken over as leader. Morocco is eagerly awaiting the arrival of Gaziantep Sport’s (Turkey) striker. Sport News Africa was informed by Sousse that she is determined for her country to reach the semi-finals in CAN 2022, which would be a step towards the next World Cup.

Mariem Houij is the first name that springs to mind when we think of women’s football within the country of Eagles of Carthage. She has been a national team player for 10 years and her talent inspires young girls to follow her example. Sabrine Ellouzi, Feyenoord Rotterdam’s new recruit, shines even brighter alongside her. The residents of the training centres flock to the stadium in large numbers to follow their idol. On June 27th, we made the observation again at the Cheldy Zouiten Stadium during the reception of the Lionesses from Senegal in friendly. The offensive efficiency of this formation of Samir landolsi is best exemplified by the player who kicked the ball very early in Sousse’s streets.

The symbol of Tunisia’s offensive effectiveness

Mariem Houij (27) is the author of 6 goals of the 14 Tunisia goals in four qualifiers. Gaziantep Sport (Turkey),’s striker, scored at least 1 goal in every outing during the qualifiers. Mariem Houij is technically comfortable. He has a good sense of movement and can’t take on opposing defenses. The former player from FC Vendenheim (France), Mariem Houij is extremely flexible and very skilled in front the goal. Already a scorer in her first qualifying round, she won victory for Tunisia by scoring in the 90eEgypt won the second leg by a minute. Even worse, Mariem Houij singlehandedly punished Equatorial Guinea for their hat trick in the first leg (2′, 32’ and 45′) It also opened Malabo’s brand from the 9eMinute of play. In these playoffs, Sousse’s child assumed her leadership. It is a great team under the national colors.

“Do everything to be in the semi-finals and go to the World Cup”

Mariem Houij, a great star in Tunisian women’s football, is loved by all who follow it. She believes that Tunisia can reach a historic qualification in round two of the World Cup. CAN. “The matches between the opposing teams were closely monitored by our technical staff. All video sessions were prepared. We will prepare well for the matches. We will be prepared. We will continue to fight and we will not stop in round 2. To reach the semi-finals, you must do everything.“, confides the great star of Tunisia at the microphone of Sport News Africa.

Tunisia, Togo, Zambia, and Cameroon are all in Pool B for this CAN. Mariem Houij, her teammates, and Togo’s Togo must get out of the pool before they can think about the semi-finals. They will avoid the Nigerians who are considered ultra favorites if they finish first.

Ablaye DIALLO

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Source: sportnewsafrica

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