Date of birth
February 11, 1969
Place of birth
1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
1981–1982 SONATIBA Oran
1985–1986 SNCF Oran
ASM Oran –
MC Oran –
Guingamp ( loan) 25
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Abdelhafid Tasfaout (born February 11, 1969 in Oran, Algeria) is a retired Algerian footballer. A midfielder, he was the captain of the Algerian national football team for five years.
Tasfaout suffered a life-threatening head injury during the
2002 African Cup of Nations in Mali after he clashed with Boubacar Diarra of Mali. An ambulance was driven onto the pitch to give assistance and at the time many of his team-mates feared he had been killed. However, he made a complete recovery and it was confirmed that he suffered a broken nose and a swallowed tongue. [1 ]
Tasfaout is the
Algeria national football team's all-time best scorer with 34 goals. [2 ]
Honours [ edit ]
Personal [ edit ]
Best goalscorer with the Algeria team with 35 goals
Best Algerian player with
MC Oran in 1992, 1993 and 1994 Best goalscorer in the Algeria Ligue 1 with
MC Oran in 1992 and 1993 with 17 goals
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