Ali Fergani

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Ali Fergani
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-09-21) September 21, 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth Onnaing, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position midfielder
Club information
Current team
Algeria A'
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1979 NA Hussein Dey
1979–1987 JS Kabylie
National team
1973–1986 Algeria 66 (6)
Teams managed
1989–1990 JS Kabylie
1993 MC Alger
1993–1994 Chabab Mohammédia
1994–1995 MC Oran
1995–1996 Algeria
1996–1998 Olympique Béja
1999 AS Marsa
1999–2000 Olympique Béja
2000–2001 US Monastir
2001 Espérance de Tunis
2003–2004 CA Bizerte
2004–2005 Algeria
2011 Algeria A'
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ali Fergani (Arabic: علي فرقاني‎‎) (born September 21, 1952 in Onnaing, France) is an Algerian association football manager and former footballer. He is currently managing the Algeria A' national football team. He played at the midfield position as a playmaker.

Career[edit]

Fergani played club football for NA Hussein Dey and JE Tizi-Ouzou. Fergani played for the Algeria national football team at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1] He also took part in the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.[2]

In 1981, Fergani came third in a run for an African Footballer of the Year award.[3]

Upon his retirement, Fergani was appointed as an assistant manager of Algeria national football team, as well as the coach of his former club JS Kabylie. His managing career took off to a good start as he won the 1990 African Cup of Nations in his homeland. Fergani was re-appointed as the coach of Algeria national team in 1995, but was dismissed just one year later, after a defeat to Kenya.[4]

After leaving the national team, Fergani coached several Tunisian sides, including Club Athletic Bizertin,[5] Union Sportive Monastir and Stade Tunisien, among others.

Following the resignation of Robert Waseige, Fergani was one again recalled to the Algeria national football team, as a manager. Currently Fergani works as the manager of Tunisia CA Bizertin.

On October 10, 2011, Fergani was appointed as manager of the Algeria A' national football team.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ali Ferghani Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  2. ^ Ali FerganiFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Pierrend, Jose Luis. "African Player of the Year 1981". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  4. ^ Mubarak, Hassanin. "Algeria National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  5. ^ http://www.cab-officiel.com/entraineurs
  6. ^ EN A' : Ali Fergani nouveau sélectionneur; DZFoot.com, 10 October 2011.

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