Soufian El Hassnaoui

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Soufian El Hassnaoui
Personal information
Full name Soufian El Hassnaoui
Date of birth (1989-10-28) 28 October 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Ede, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Striker
Club information
Current team
Heart of Midlothian
Number 9
Youth career
De Graafschap
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 De Graafschap 85 (19)
2013–2014 Sparta Rotterdam 23 (3)
2014– Heart of Midlothian 10 (2)
National team
2011–2012 Morocco U-23 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 June 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 June 2013 (UTC)

Soufian El Hassnaoui (born 28 October 1989) is a Dutch-Moroccan professional footballer who plays for Scottish Championship side Heart of Midlothian, as a striker. He has previously played for Dutch sides De Graafschap and Sparta Rotterdam.

Career[edit]

Born in Ede, Netherlands, El Hassnaoui began playing youth football for local side De Graafschap. He joined the club's senior team in 2011.

El Hassnaoui played for the Morocco national under-23 football team in the qualifying rounds of the 2011 CAF U-23 Championship[1] and was called up to the squad for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

On 16 June 2014, he signed a three year deal with Scottish Championship club Heart of Midlothian.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 16 June 2014[4]
Club statistics
Club Season League League Cup National Cup Europe Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
De Graafschap 2009–10 22 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 23 6
2010–11 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2011–12 33 8 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 37 8
2012–13 26 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 29 6
Sparta Rotterdam 2013–14 23 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 24 3
Heart of Midlothian 2014–15 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2
Career total 118 24 1 0 7 1 0 0 2 0 128 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tighadouini in selectie Jong Marokko" (in Dutch). de Gelderlander. 15 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Houssine Kharja is in Morocco's squad for Olympics". bbc.co.uk/sport. BBC Sport. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hearts agree deal to sign Moroccan striker El Hassnaoui". BBC Sport (BBC). 16 June 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "S. EL HASSNAOUI" (in Dutch).