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Nassim Ben Khalifa

Published: Wednesday 4 May 2011, 20.33CET
Switzerland
Published: Wednesday 4 May 2011, 20.33CET

Nassim Ben Khalifa

Switzerland

Clubs: Grasshopper-Club, VfL Wolfsburg, 1. FC Nürnberg (loan)

Under-21 debut: 0-2 v Turkey (26/05/2010)

Senior international debut: 1-0 v Austria (11/08/10)

• Scored four goals, and set up three others, in seven appearances as Switzerland won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria − awarded the Silver Ball.

• Played as a central striker in a 4-3-3 formation for Grasshoppers in 2009/10, registering eight goals in 25 Super League games.

• That prompted a move to Wolfsburg but he failed to make an appearance for the Saxony club in 2010/11 and was loaned for the second half of the campaign to Bundesliga rivals Nürnberg, for whom he featured just once.

Last updated: 08/06/11 18.39CET

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