Selim Ben Achour

Date of birth08 September 1981
Place of birthParis, France
NationalityTunisian
Weight73 kg
Height1.70 m
PositionMidfielder

A product of the Paris St Germain youth system he left to join second division club Martigues for the 2001-02 season. Despite the club being at the wrong end of the table and not playing in World Cup qualification, he made the squad for the African Nations Cup in Mali after making his debut in a friendly against Cameroon just prior to the finals. In his only match he missed a penalty against eventual finalists Senegal. An excellent attacking midfielder who can play on either side, with only three international appearances prior to arriving in the Far East for the World Cup in 2002, Selim was a surprise starter in Tunisia's Group H games.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Paris St Germain
FC Martigues L
Troyes 21 Jan 2002 01 Jun 2003 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Paris St Germain UEFA Champions League
1
2001-02 Paris St Germain French Championnat
1
2002-03 Paris St Germain French Championnat 3
6
2002-03 Paris St Germain UEFA Cup 2
2
1
2002-03 Troyes French Championnat 9
2
3
2003-04 Paris St Germain French Championnat 4
5
3
2004-05 Paris St Germain French Championnat 1
8
1
1
2005-06 Vitória Guimarães UEFA Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Mar 2001 Paris St Germain v Galatasaray W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
28 Jul 2001 Paris St Germain v Lille D 0-0 French Championnat 1
25 Aug 2002 Le Havre v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 4
03 Oct 2002 Ujpest Dozsa v Paris St Germain W 0-1
Agg: 0-4
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
06 Oct 2002 Paris St Germain v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 10
19 Oct 2002 Troyes v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 11
26 Oct 2002 Paris St Germain v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 French Championnat 12
31 Oct 2002 National Bucharest v Paris St Germain D 0-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Nov 2002 Paris St Germain v FC Sochaux Montbeliard D 0-0 French Championnat 14
14 Nov 2002 Paris St Germain v National Bucharest D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
23 Nov 2002 Paris St Germain v Nantes D 0-0 French Championnat 16
26 Nov 2002 Paris St Germain v Boavista D 0-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
30 Nov 2002 AS Monaco v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 17
04 Dec 2002 Paris St Germain v Olympique Lyonnais D 0-0 French Championnat 18
15 Dec 2002 Rennes v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 19
20 Sep 2003 Guingamp v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 7
27 Sep 2003 Paris St Germain v Auxerre D 0-0 French Championnat 8
18 Oct 2003 Paris St Germain v Le Mans D 0-0 French Championnat 10
25 Oct 2003 Ajaccio AC v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 11
02 Nov 2003 Paris St Germain v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 12
10 Jan 2004 Paris St Germain v Lille D 0-0 French Championnat 20
20 Mar 2004 Paris St Germain v Ajaccio AC D 0-0 French Championnat 29
28 Mar 2004 RC Lens v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 30
11 May 2004 Bordeaux v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 36
07 Aug 2004 Rennes v Paris St Germain L 2-1 French Championnat 1
14 Aug 2004 Paris St Germain v SM Caen D 2-2 French Championnat 2
13 Nov 2004 Bordeaux v Paris St Germain L 3-0 French Championnat 14
19 Feb 2005 Strasbourg v Paris St Germain L 3-1 French Championnat 26
26 Feb 2005 Paris St Germain v Bastia W 1-0 French Championnat 27
05 Mar 2005 Paris St Germain v Nantes W 1-0 French Championnat 28
20 Mar 2005 Paris St Germain v Auxerre W 1-0 French Championnat 30
03 Apr 2005 Olympique Marseille v Paris St Germain D 1-1 French Championnat 31
09 Apr 2005 Paris St Germain v Bordeaux D 1-1 French Championnat 32


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 France Toulon Under-21 3
1
2001-02 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 1
2001-02 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 3
2001-02 Tunisia International Friendly 2
2002-03 Tunisia Four Nation Tournament, Tunisia 1
1
2002-03 Tunisia International Friendly 5
2003-04 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
1
1
2003-04 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 2
1
2003-04 Tunisia International Friendly 5
3
2004-05 Tunisia FIFA Confederations Cup 1
2004-05 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 1
2004-05 Tunisia International Friendly 2
2005-06 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
1
2005-06 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2005-06 Tunisia International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 2
2009-10 Tunisia International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 May 2001 France v Japan D 1-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
29 May 2001 France v Poland W 3-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
02 Jun 2001 France v Netherlands W 2-0 Toulon Under-21 3rd place
11 Jan 2002 Tunisia v Cameroon L 0-1 International Friendly
31 Jan 2002 Senegal v Tunisia D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
17 Apr 2002 Slovenia v Tunisia L 1-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2002 Russia v Tunisia L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
10 Jun 2002 Tunisia v Belgium D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
14 Jun 2002 Tunisia v Japan L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
21 Aug 2002 Tunisia v France D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 2002 Portugal v Tunisia D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2002 Tunisia v Egypt D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Tunisia v Sweden W 1-0 International Friendly
27 Mar 2003 Tunisia v Ghana W 2-2 (8-7) FOUR NATION TOURNAMENT, TUNISIA
30 Mar 2003 Tunisia v Cameroon W 1-0 FOUR NATION TOURNAMENT, TUNISIA Final
30 Apr 2003 Tunisia v Senegal W 1-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2003 Tunisia v Guinea D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Sep 2003 Tunisia v Ivory Coast W 3-2 International Friendly
08 Oct 2003 Tunisia v Japan L 0-1 International Friendly
11 Oct 2003 Tunisia v Morocco D 0-0 International Friendly
14 Jan 2004 Tunisia v Benin W 2-0 International Friendly
17 Jan 2004 Tunisia v Benin W 2-1 International Friendly
24 Jan 2004 Tunisia v Rwanda W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
01 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Guinea D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
07 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Senegal W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
11 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Nigeria W 1-1 (5-3) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
14 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Morocco W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Final
31 Mar 2004 Tunisia v Ivory Coast L 0-2 International Friendly
30 May 2004 Tunisia v Italy L 0-4 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Tunisia v Botswana W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
20 Jun 2004 Guinea v Tunisia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
18 Aug 2004 Tunisia v South Africa L 0-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Tunisia v Malawi W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
27 May 2005 Tunisia v Angola W 4-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2005 Argentina v Tunisia L 2-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
17 Aug 2005 Tunisia v Kenya W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
03 Sep 2005 Kenya v Tunisia W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
08 Oct 2005 Tunisia v Morocco D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
12 Jan 2006 Tunisia v Libya W 1-0 International Friendly
15 Jan 2006 Tunisia v Ghana W 2-0 International Friendly
26 Jan 2006 Tunisia v South Africa W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
04 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Tunisia L 1-1 (5-6) Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
24 Mar 2007 Seychelles v Tunisia W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
02 Jun 2007 Tunisia v Seychelles W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
30 May 2010 Tunisia v France D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.