Abdelmalek Cherrad

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Abdelmalek Cherrad
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Personal information
Full name Abdelmalek Cherrad
Date of birth (1981-01-14) 14 January 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth La Tronche, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Grenoble
Number 25
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2005 Nice 76 (9)
2000–2001 Cannes (loan) 13 (3)
2004 Espérance (loan) 0 (0)
2004 Gent (loan) 5 (2)
2005 Bastia (loan) 9 (0)
2005–2007 Bastia 21 (7)
2007–2008 MC Alger 10 (2)
2008–2009 Bastia 14 (2)
2009 Arles-Avignon 9 (1)
2010–2011 Maritimo 5 (0)
2011 Belenenses (loan) 1 (0)
2012– Grenoble (–)
National team
2003–2007 Algeria 18 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:32, 19 February 2013 UTC.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

Abdelmalek Cherrad (Arabic: عبدالمالك شراد‎) (born 14 January 1981 in La Tronche) is a French born Algerian footballer who currently plays for Championnat de France amateur side Grenoble Foot 38 as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Cherrad began his playing career with OGC Nice in 1998. His first full season as a professional saw him make five appearances. His six and a half seasons with Nice saw him loaned out to several different sides in France and abroad. He played for the likes of AS Cannes, Espérance de Tunis, K.A.A. Gent and SC Bastia. His spell with Bastia, saw Bastia sign him in January 2005. His two and a half seasons with Bastia, saw him make twenty one appearances, scoring seven goals.

In the summer of 2007, Bastia released Cherrad. In November 2007, he signed for Algerian side MC Alger.[1] He remained with the Algerian side for one season where in 2008 he returned to Bastia. He returned to the Les Bleus on a one year deal. His second spell with Bastia saw him make fourteen appearances, scoring two goals.[2]

Cherrad left Bastia in the summer of 2009 for newly promoted to Ligue 2 side AC Arles-Avignon.[3] His stay would be short-lived as he would released at the end of 2009. In the January transfer window he would move to Portugal to play for Maritimo.[4][5] In January 2011, he was on the move again this time representing Belenenses for the latter half of the 2010–11 season.[6] In the summer of 2011, Maritimo would release Cherrad.

In October 2012, Cherrad signed for Grenoble Foot 38.[7]

International career[edit]

He was part of the Algerian 2004 African Nations Cup team who finished second in their group in the first round of competition before being defeated by Morocco in the quarter-finals. Cherrad has 18 caps and 7 goals with the Algerian national team.

International Goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 24 April 2003 Stade de la Licorne, Amiens, France  Madagascar
3 – 0
3 – 1
Friendly match
2. 4 September 2003 Stade Paul Audrain, Dinard, France  Qatar
1 – 0
1 – 0
Friendly match
3. 14 November 2003 Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers, Algeria  Niger
1 – 0
6 – 0
2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 14 November 2003 Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers, Algeria  Niger
2 – 0
6 – 0
2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 8 February 2004 Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax, Tunisia  Morocco
1 – 0
1 – 3
2004 African Cup of Nations
6. 30 May 2004 Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba, Algeria  Jordan
1 – 1
1 – 1
Friendly match
7. 20 June 2004 National Stadium, Harare, Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe
1 – 0
1 – 1
2006 FIFA World Cup qualification

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