Ahmed Oudjani

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Ahmed Oudjani
Personal information
Date of birth 19 March 1937
Place of birth Skikda, Algeria
Date of death January 15, 1998(1998-01-15) (aged 60)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1958 US Vendôme
1958–1965 Lens 148 (112)
1965–1966 RC Paris
1966–1967 Sedan
1967–1968 Caen
1968–1969 US Tébessa
1969–1971 JSM Béjaïa
National team
Algeria FLN
Algeria 15
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ahmed Oudjani (March 19, 1937 – January 15, 1998) was an Algerian football striker.


Oudjani was a member of the legendary Algerian FLN team before the country gained its independence. He is also the all-time top scorer in RC Lens history, having scored 94 goals in 148 matches for the team, including 6 goals in one game against RC Paris in the 1963/1964 season. He scored 99 career goals in Ligue 1.

Ahmed is the father of former Algerian international Chérif Oudjani, who scored the winning goal in the final of the 1990 African Cup of Nations.

Ahmed's family is of Kabyle origin, and hails from the village of Sidi Aïch in Bejaïa.



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