Farouk Chafaï

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Farouk Chafaï
Personal information
Full name Farouk Chafaï
Date of birth (1990-06-23) June 23, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Bologhine, Algeria
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
USM Alger
Number 6
Youth career
2009–2010 MC Alger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– USM Alger 135 (13)
National team
2011 Algeria U23 5 (0)
2015– Algeria 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, March 14, 2017 (EST).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, March 14, 2017 (EST)

Farouk Chafaï (born June 23, 1990 in Algiers) is an Algerian professional footballer who is currently playing for USM Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

Club career[edit]

In the summer of 2010, Chafaï left the junior ranks of MC Alger to join city rivals USM Alger, signing a four year contract with the club.[1][2]

On December 25, 2010, Chafaï made his professional debut for USM Alger in a league game against JS Kabylie. He started and played the whole game, as USMA lost 1-0.[3]

International career[edit]

On November 16, 2011, Chafaï was selected as part of Algeria's squad for the 2011 CAF U-23 Championship in Morocco.[4] On August 8, 2012, Chafaï was called up by Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodžić for a 10-day training camp for local players.[5] A few weeks later, he was called up to the Algeria national team for the first time for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.[6]



USM Alger


  1. ^ Chafai prend le chemin de Soustara
  2. ^ USM Alger Profile on LNF.dz
  3. ^ JSK 1-0 USMA
  4. ^ EN U23 : Les 21 joueurs sélectionnés; DZFoot, November 16, 2011.
  5. ^ Walid Z. (August 7, 2012). "Les locaux en stage du 22 au 31 août" (in French). DZFoot. Archived from the original on September 10, 2012. Retrieved August 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ Walid Z. (August 25, 2012). "La liste des 24 pour le match contre la Libye" (in French). DZFoot. Archived from the original on August 28, 2012. Retrieved August 29, 2012. 

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