Soccer Famous Soccer Players from Algeria

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List of the best soccer players from Algeria. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Algeria, along with photos when available. This list of best Algerian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Algerian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Players here include everything from Abderrezak Bitam to Mohamed Bouhalla.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Algerian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Algerian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Algeria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Algerian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Abdelhamid Kermali Forward Abdelhamid Kermali was an Algerian footballer and football manager of the Algerian national team. Kermali was born in Akbou, Algeria. He played in several Algerian clubs as a striker, including ...more

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Abdelkader Besseghir Abdelkader Besseghir is an Algerian footballer. He currently plays for MC Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Abdellah Liegeon Abdellah Medjadi Liegeon is a former football player. He spent his career in France, playing with Besançon RC, AS Monaco FC and RC Strasbourg and was part of Algeria's team at the 1986 ...more

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Abderraouf Zarabi Defender Abderraouf Zarabi is an Algerian international footballer. He currently plays as a defender for PK-35 Vantaa in the Finnish Ykkönen. He can play as a central defender or as a left-back.

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Adel El Hadi Forward Adel El Hadi is an Algerian football player. He is currently playing for CA Batna in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Midfielder Ali Benarbia is a retired Algerian footballer. As of 2009, he is currently a consultant and presenter for Al-Jazeera Sports in Doha.

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Ali Bendebka Midfielder Ali Bendebka is an Algerian football midfielder. He currently plays for MSP Batna in the Algerian league. Bendebka spent much of his career with NA Hussein Dey in the Algerian Championnat ...more

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Ali Boulebda Forward Ali Boulebda is an Algerian international footballer. He is currently without a club.

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Ali Lamine Kab Ali Lamine Kab is an Algerian football player. He currently plays for CA Bordj Bou Arreridj in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Ali Sami Yachir Forward Ali Sami Yachir is an Algerian football player who is currently playing for MC Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. In September 2013, a video of a miss by Yachir in a league match ...more

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Amar Ammour Midfielder Amar Ammour, is an retired Algerian international footballer.

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Amine Dahar Amine Dahar, is an Algerian footballer. He currently plays for ES Hammam-Sousse in the CLP-1.

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Defender Antar Yahia is an Algerian professional footballer who currently plays for Angers SCO in Ligue 2. Yahia is a former French youth international having earned caps for both the under-16 and ...more

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Billel Dziri Billel Dziri is a retired Algerian football player. He played most of his career with USM Alger, and had spells with Étoile Sportive du Sahel in Tunisia, CS Sedan Ardennes in France's ...more

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Brahim Zafour Brahim Zafour is an Algerian football player who is currently playing for JSM Béjaïa in the Algerian Championnat National. He was a member of the Algerian 2004 African Nations Cup ...more

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Carl Medjani Defender Carl Medjani is a Algerian international footballer who currently plays as a defender for Trabzonspor and the Algerian national team, for which he is currently vice-captain.

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Forward Chadli Amri is an Algerian footballer who plays for SV Elversberg in the Regionalliga Südwest.

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Tahar Chérif El-Ouazzani Si-Tahar Chérif El-Ouazzani is a former Algerian football midfielder and current head coach of MC Oran. He is the older brother of MC Oran midfielder Abdennour Cherif El-Ouazzani.

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Djamel Belmadi Midfielder Djamel Belmadi is a retired Algerian footballer and the head coach of Qatar national football team.

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Forward Djamel Menad is a retired Algerian footballer who played as a forward, and a current manager.

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Djamel Mesbah Defender, Midfielder Djamel Eddine Mesbah is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a left back and left wing-back for Italian Serie A club Sampdoria. An Algerian international, Mesbah was a member of the ...more

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Djamel Zidane Djamel Zidane is a retired footballer. He played in two World Cups. He appeared for the Algeria national team at the 1982 World Cup and at the 1986 World Cup, in which he scored one goal, a free ...more

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Faouzi Mansouri Faouzi Mansouri is a former Algerian football player in defender role. He played mostly in France with Montpellier. For Algeria national football team he participated at two editions of FIFA ...more

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Fares Djabelkheir Forward Fares Djabelkheïr is an Algerian football striker, who plays for CS Constantine.

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Farès Fellahi Forward Farès Fellahi is an Algerian football player. He currently plays for MO Constantine in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2. He was part of the Algerian 2004 African Nations Cup team, who ...more

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Farid Belmellat Goalkeeper Farid Belmellat is an Algerian footballer. He currently plays for USM Alger in the Algerian league.

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Farid Djahnine Farid Djahnine is an Algerian footballer, who played most of his career for Algerian club USM Alger.

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Farid Ghazi Forward Farid Ghazi is a retired Algerian international footballer. He played as a forward.

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Faouzi Chaouchi Goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi is an Algerian professional football goalkeeper who last played for Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 club MC Alger and the Algerian national team. Chaouchi is considered to be ...more

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Fodil Hadjadj Midfielder Fodil Hadjadj is an Algerian football player. He currently plays for CR Belouizdad in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Goalkeeper Georges Lamia was a French former football goalkeeper. He played for France at the Euro 1960. He died on March 10th 2014 from Natural Causes just 4 days before his 81st birthday.

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Halim Medaci Forward Halim Medaci is an Algerian footballer. He is currently without a club, after last playing as a defender for UJA Alfortville.

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Hameur Bouazza Forward, Midfielder Hameur Bouazza is a professional footballer who currently plays for Red Star in the Championnat National. He usually plays as a left winger, but can also play on the right. He has spent most of ...more

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Hamza Bencherif Defender, Midfielder Hamza Bencherif is an Algerian professional footballer who plays for Lincoln City as a midfielder. Born in Paris, he has played in the Football League for several clubs and represented Algeria ...more

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Hamza Yacef Hamza Yacef, is an Algerian footballer. He currently plays for CS Constantine in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2.

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Hichem Mezaïr Goalkeeper Mohamed Hichem Mezaïr is an Algerian footballer. He currently plays for ASM Oran.

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Hocine Achiou Hocine Achiou is an Algerian footballer. He is currently playing for USM Bel-Abbès in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Hocine Metref Defender, Midfielder Hocine Metref is an Algerian international football player. He currently plays as a defender and midfielder for MC Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Jean Fernandez is a football manager, who was most recently the manager of French side Montpellier HSC. He has previously managed FC Metz and Marseille, where French national team star Franck ...more

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Joseph Alcazar Forward Joseph Alcazar was a French association football striker. He was part of the French national team at the FIFA World Cup 1934.

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Abdelkader Ferhaoui Midfielder Abdelkader Ferhaoui, known as Kader Ferhaoui is a retired Algerian football midfielder.

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Kamel Ghilas Forward, Midfielder Kamel Fathi Ghilas is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a forward.

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Karim Ghazi Karim Ghazi is an Algerian footballer. He currently plays for MC Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. From 2002 to 2005, Ghazi made 16 appearances for the Algeria national football

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Karim Maroc Karim Maroc is a former Algerian international football player. He spent the majority of his club career in France with various clubs including Olympique Lyon and Stade Brestois. He finished his ...more

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Forward, Midfielder Karim Matmour is an Algerian professional footballer. He currently plays as an attacking midfielder for 1. FC Kaiserslautern. An Algerian international since 2007, Matmour featured at the 2010 ...more

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Forward, Midfielder Lakhdar Belloumi is a former Algerian football player and manager. He is widely considered as the best Algerian player of all time and one of the best players in Africa. He is said to have ...more

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Lounès Gaouaoui Goalkeeper Lounès Gaouaoui is an Algerian football player who currently plays for CS Constantine in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. He is a goalkeeper known for spectacular leaping abilities. ...more

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Lucien Jasseron Midfielder Lucien Jasseron was a French footballer. He played for Le Havre AC and RC Paris, and was part of France in the 1938 World Cup. He then had a coaching career.

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Medhi Lacen Midfielder Medhi Gregory Giuseppe Lacen is an Algerian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Getafe CF as a defensive midfielder. After starting out at Laval, Lacen spent most of his ...more

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Madjid Bougherra Defender, Midfielder Madjid Bougherra an Algerian professional footballer who currently plays for Al-Fujairah. He is a central defender, who can also play as a midfielder. Bougherra began his professional football ...more