Nassim Akrour

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Nassim Akrour
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-07-10) July 10, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Courbevoie, France
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Grenoble
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Olympique Noisy-le-Sec - (-)
1997–1999 Sutton United - (-)
1999–2000 Woking 51 (19)
2000–2002 FC Istres 74 (32)
2002–2004 Troyes 44 (10)
2004 Le Havre 16 (2)
2004–2010 Grenoble 194 (54)
2010–2013 Istres 101 (28)
2013– Grenoble 4 (0)
National team
2001–2004 Algeria 18 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, August 7, 2012 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, August 7, 2012 (UTC)

Nassim Akrour (Arabic: نسيم أكرور‎) (born July 10, 1974 in Courbevoie, France) is an Algerian international footballer. He currently plays for Grenoble Foot 38 in the Championnat de France amateur.

Akrour is the all-time leading scorer of French club Grenoble Foot 38 with 59 goals in all competitions, including 54 league goals. He is also the record appearance maker for the club with 206 matches.

Club career[edit]

On July 15, 2010, Akrour signed a one-year contract, with an option for a second year, with Ligue 2 side FC Istres.

International career[edit]

On December 5, 2001, Akrour made his debut for the Algerian national team as a 60th minute substitute in a 1-1 friendly with Ghana in Algiers.[1]

Akrour was a member of the Algerian 2002 African Nations Cup team, who were eliminated in the first round after finishing last in their group. He played in all three of Algeria's games, starting in one, and scored one goal in the second group game against Liberia.[2]

He was also 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.

National team statistics[edit]

[3]

Algeria national team
Year Apps Goals
2001 2 0
2002 7 4
2003 5 2
2004 4 0
Total 18 6

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. January 14, 2002 Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers, Algeria  Benin
3 – 0
4 – 0
Friendly match
2. January 25, 2002 Stade 26 mars, Bamako, Mali  Liberia
1 – 1
2 – 2
2002 African Cup of Nations
3. October 11, 2002 Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba, Algeria  Chad
1 – 0
4 – 1
2004 African Cup of Nations (qualification)
4. October 11, 2002 Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba, Algeria  Chad
4 – 1
4 – 1
2004 African Cup of Nations (qualification)
5. March 29, 2003 Estádio da Cidadela, Luanda, Angola  Angola
1 – 1
1 – 1
Friendly match
6. November 14, 2003 Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers, Algeria  Niger
6 - 0
6 - 0
2006 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ Algérie 1-1 Ghana
  2. ^ Libéria 2-2 Algérie
  3. ^ Nassim Akrour at National-Football-Teams.com

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