Sofian Taïbi

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Sofian Taïbi
Personal information
Full name Sofian Taïbi
Date of birth (1987-08-05) August 5, 1987 (age 26)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
UJA Alfortville
(on loan from FC Istres)
Youth career
FC Lorient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 AS Cherbourg 10 (0)
2008–2009 Pau FC 19 (7)
2010– FC Istres 4 (0)
2010–2011 UJA Alfortville (loan) 15 (1)
National team
2004 Algeria U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 October 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 20 October 2011 (UTC)

Sofian Taïbi, sometimes spelt as Sofiane Taïbi, (Arabic: سفيان طيبي‎) (born August 5, 1987) is an Algerian football player who is currently playing for UJA Alfortville in the Championnat National on loan from FC Istres.

Club career[edit]

A product of the FC Lorient junior ranks, Taïbi joined Championnat National-side Cherbourg in 2006 before moving to Pau FC in 2008. On June 30, 2009, he went on trial with Ligue 1 side Valenciennes FC but was not offered a deal.[1]

On January 5, 2010, Taïbi signed with Ligue 2 side FC Istres.[2] He made his debut for the club on February 19, 2010 in a 2-1 league loss to Le Havre AC.[3]

International career[edit]

In 2004, Taïbi was called up to the Algerian Under-20 National Team to take part in the Tournoi de Mulhouse.[4] Despite the team losing in the semi-finals, Taïbi was chosen as the Player of the Tournament.


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