Yazid Kaïssi

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Yazid Kaïssi
يزيد قيسي
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-05-16) 16 May 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth France
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 RC Lens 0 (0)
2001–2002 ES Wasquehal (loan) 0 (0)
2002 Panionios F.C.
2003 BK Häcken
2004–2009 Umm-Salal
2009 Al-Karamah 13 (1)
2010 Dubai Club 10 (1)
National team
2002 Algeria U23 1 (0)
2004 Morocco U23 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 June 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Yazid Kaïssi (born 16 May 1981 in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a French-born Moroccan footballer. He last played for Dubai Club.[1]

Club career[edit]

Kaïssi previously played for RC Lens. He also went on loan to ES Wasquehal, where he played in Ligue 2 during the 2001–02 season.[2] He also played for BK Häcken in Sweden.

International career[edit]

In 2002, Kaïssi was a member of the Algerian Under-23 National Team at the 2002 Palestine Solidarity Tournament in Yemen.[3]

However, after that he opted to play for Morocco national football team and played for the senior national team at the 2002 Arab Nations Cup in Kuwait, appearing in three matches and scoring one goal.[4]

Kaïssi was part of the 2004 Olympic Morocco national football team, which exited in the first round, finishing third in group D, behind group winners Iraq and runners-up Costa Rica.[5] [6]


  1. ^ gulfnews : UAE Football League team profiles
  2. ^ Yazid Kaïssi French league stats at LFP.fr (French)
  3. ^ Tournoi Solidarité pour la Palestine - Yémen 2002
  4. ^ "Arabian Cup 2002 Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  5. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics: Yazid KAISSI". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  6. ^ "Morocco name Olympic squad". BBC Sport. 25 July 2004. Retrieved 2009-04-03.