Toufik Zerara

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Toufik Zerara
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-02-03) 3 February 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Mulhouse, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
ES Sétif
Number 27
Youth career
FC Kingersheim
FC Mulhouse
2002–2006 FC Sochaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Sochaux[1] 0 (0)
2007 Germinal Beerschot[2] 8 (0)
2008–2009 Al Dhafra ? (2)
2009–2010 Falkirk 3 (0)
2010 Al Dhafra - (2)
2010–2011 SR Colmar 36 (1)
2012–2013 JSM Béjaïa 41 (10)
2013– ES Sétif 3 (1)
National team
2007 France U-21 1 (0)
2013– Algeria A' 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, September 21, 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, May 26, 2013 (UTC)

Toufik Zerara (born February 3, 1986 in Mulhouse) is a Algerian football player who is currently playing for ES Sétif in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

Career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

He began his football career on youthside for FC Kingersheim[3] and joined later to the cult club FC Mulhouse.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Zerara began his professional career with the second team of FC Sochaux-Montbéliard who was promoted to the Ligue 1 team in 2006. After one year without a game in the Ligue 1 for Sochaux[5] signed for Jupiler League club K.F.C. Germinal Beerschot.[6] He played in only season for G.B.A. seven games and joined now to Al Dhafra Club in the UAE League during the 2008–09 season and was released by Emirati club Dhafra a few months ago.[7] On January 12, 2012, Zerara signed for Algerian club JSM Bejaia.[8] On January 28, 2012, he made his debut for the club as a starter in a league game against CS Constantine,

Falkirk[edit]

He then signed for Scottish Premier League club Falkirk in November 2009; although this was outside of the transfer window, Zerara was able to sign as a free agent.[9] On 6 January 2010, Zerara left the club after rejecting a contract extension which did not meet his wage demands.[10]

International career[edit]

Zerara is former France national under-21 football team member, played in 2007 only one game for his country.[11]

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