Mustapha Zitouni

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Mustapha Zitouni
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Personal information
Date of birth (1928-10-19)19 October 1928
Place of birth Algiers, French Algeria
Date of death 5 January 2014(2014-01-05) (aged 85)
Place of death Nice, France
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Stade Français
Cannes
1954–1958 Monaco
1964–1967 RC Kouba
National team
1957–1958 France 4 (0)
1963–1964 Algeria 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Mustapha Zitouni (19 October 1928 – 5 January 2014) was a professional footballer. He played international football for both France and Algeria.

Career[edit]

Born in Algiers, French Algeria,[1][2] Zitouni played at the club level in France as a defender for Stade Français, AS Cannes and AS Monaco. He left his professional career in France in 1958 to represent the unofficial Algerian national side, which was then run by the National Liberation Front, a rebel group campaigning for Algerian independence.[3] He had previously represented the French national side.[4]

He died on 5 January 2014.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Xavier Breuil, Mustapha Zitouni – Bridging a cultural divide, The FIFA Weekly, 14, 24 january 2014, p. 29-31.
  2. ^ http://www.fff.fr/equipes-de-france/tous-les-joueurs/fiche-joueur/945-mustapha-zitouni
  3. ^ James Copnall (21 April 2008). "Algeria pacesetters". BBC Sport. Retrieved 21 April 2008. 
  4. ^ "Mustapha Zitouni - International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 21 April 2008. 
  5. ^ "Football: L’ancien joueur de l’équipe du FLN, Mustapha Zitouni, n’est plus - A la une". El Watan. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  6. ^ "Algerian Mustapha Zitouni dies, aged 85". BBC Sport. 6 January 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2014. 

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