Mehdi Méniri

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Mehdi Méniri
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-06-29) June 29, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Metz, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Nancy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996-2000 Nancy 96 (6)
2000-2003 Troyes 69 (4)
2003-2006 Metz 70 (5)
2006-2009 Bastia 73 (4)
2008 Al-Khor (loan) 26 (3)
2009 Al Dhafra 25 (3)
2010-2012 Amnéville 25 (6)
National team
2000-2008 Algeria 22 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, 21 October 2011 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

Mehdi Méniri (Arabic: مهدي منيري‎) (born June 29, 1977 in Metz, France) is a former Algerian football defender.

Career[edit]

Despite having been born in Metz, Méniri first played senior football for AS Nancy. He moved on to Troyes, with whom he played in the UEFA Cup, and in the summer of 2003 he finally went to play for FC Metz. After 3 seasons with FC Metz he signed with SC Bia in Ligue 2.

At the end of the 2007-2008 season, he was loaned out to Qatari club Al Khor for 3 months. He returned to SC Bastia after his loan spell. On 31 March 2010 the SC Bastia of the France's Ligue 2 32-year old Algerian defender signed a season long contract with Al Dhafra Club.[1]

On September 16, 2010, it was announced that Meniri was joining French amateur side CSO Amnéville.[2]

National team statistics[edit]

[3]

Algeria national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 2 0
2001 4 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 1 0
2005 1 0
2006 5 0
2007 6 2
2008 3 0
Total 22 3

International career[edit]

Méniri made his debut for the Algeria National Team in a friendly against Bulgaria on November 14, 2000.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. February 7, 2007 Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers, Algeria  Libya
2 – 1
2 – 1
Friendly match
2. March 24, 2007 Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers, Algeria  Cape Verde
2 – 0
2 – 0
2008 African Cup of Nations (qualification)

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