Adda Djeziri

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Adda Djeziri
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Djeziri playing for Viborg FF in 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-08-03) August 3, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Oklahoma City Energy
Number 11
Youth career
2001–2006 BK Frem
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 BK Frem 13 (1)
2007 Rangers (loan) 0 (0)
2007 Leicester City (loan) 0 (0)
2008 Portsmouth 0 (0)
2008–2009 FC Hjørring 10 (2)
2009–2010 Vejle BK 21 (5)
2010–2012 HB Køge 17 (1)
2012 Viborg FF 6 (0)
2012–2013 Blackpool 0 (0)
2012–2013 Scunthorpe United (loan) 4 (0)
2014– Oklahoma City Energy 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 July, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Adda Djeziri (born 3 August 1988) is an Algerian-Danish footballer who currently plays for Oklahoma City Energy FC in the USL Pro.

Club career[edit]

Born in Copenhagen, Djeziri began his career with Danish club Boldklubben Frem before joining Scotland's Rangers on loan. Djeziri played in the Rangers reserve and under-19 teams until the end of the 2006–07 season with a view to a permanent deal. He would have commanded a transfer fee of around £125,000.[1] He was part of the Rangers under-19 team which won the 2007 Scottish Youth Cup and Youth League double.[2]

On September 3, 2007, Djeziri joined Ian Holloway at Leicester City on loan until December 31.[3] On January 9, 2008 Djeziri joined South Coast based English Premier League side Portsmouth under Harry Redknapp.[4]

In May 2008, he signed for FC Hjørring, and in August 2008 moved to Vejle BK.[5] While with Vejle BK Djeziri had a solid campaign with his club. In September 2010 once his contract had expired with Vejle BK he joined HB Køge on a free transfer. While with HB Køge he appeared in 17 league matches, scoring a memorable goal to win the game 2-1 away to Viborg.[6]

After spending a month on trial in England with Blackpool Djeziri signed a one-year deal with an option for a further year with the Championship side.[7] On 22 November 2012 Djeziri completed a loan move to Scunthorpe United where stayed until 5 January 2013.[8]

Djeziri had a trial with Birmingham City in August 2013.[9]

International career[edit]

In an interview, he stated that he wanted to represent Algeria in international competition.[10]

In 2011, he received an initial call-up from Algeria, though administrative difficulties stood in the way of his début.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rangers seal striker Djeziri deal". BBC Sport. 2007-01-27. 
  2. ^ "Rangers U19 5 - 0 Celtic U19". The Herald. 27 April 2007. 
  3. ^ Foxes Snap Up Djeziri, Leicester City 2007-09-03.
  4. ^ "Striker gets Pompey chance". Sky Sports. 27 January 2007. 
  5. ^ http://www.vejle-boldklub.dk/index.php?nyheder-generelle&newsId=2064
  6. ^ http://www.hb-koge.dk/Default.aspx?ID=47&Action=1&NewsId=1520&PID=150
  7. ^ "Djeziri Completes Pool Move". Blackpool F.C. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Djeziri joins Scunthorpe on loan". Blackpool F.C. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  9. ^ "Barnsley U21s 4 Blues U21s 1". Birmingham City F.C. August 26, 2013. Retrieved November 3, 2103. 
  10. ^ Djeziri Interview, DZFoot March 17, 2008.

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