|Date of birth||April 24, 1931|
|Place of birth||Akbou, Algeria|
|Date of death||April 13, 2013(aged 81)|
|Place of death||Sétif, Algeria|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Kermali was born in Akbou, Algeria. He played in several Algerian clubs as a striker, including USM Alger, before leaving for France to play for FC Mulhouse, AS Cannes and Olympique Lyonnais, with whom he made 65 Ligue 1 appearances, scoring 14 goals.
As a manager, Kermali led the Algerian national team to its only continental trophy, winning the 1990 African Cup of Nations hosted in Algeria. He also guided the team to the title of the 1991 Afro-Asian Cup of Nations.
References and notes
- "1983-1984 KERMALI ABDELHAMID" (in French). sebbar.kazeo.com. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
- Ouahib, Yazid (April 14, 2013). "Cheikh Kermali est parti" (in French). El Watan. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
- RB (April 15, 2013). "DÉCÈS D'ABDELHAMID KERMALI" (in French). OLWeb.fr. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
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