Karim Boudiaf

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Karim Boudiaf
Karim Boudiaf 2011 1.jpg
Boudiaf with Lekhwiya in 2011
Personal information
Full name Karim Boudiaf[1]
Date of birth (1990-09-16) 16 September 1990 (age 32)
Place of birth Rueil-Malmaison, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[2]
Position(s) Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Duhail
Number 12
Youth career
2007–2008 Lorient
2008–2010 Nancy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2017 Lekhwiya 143 (9)
2017– Al-Duhail 82 (7)
International career
2013– Qatar 118 (6)
Honours
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 00:00, 13 January 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 29 November 2022 (UTC)

Karim Boudiaf (Arabic: كريم بوضياف; born 16 September 1990) is a professional footballer who plays for Al-Duhail in the Qatar Stars League. He can play as a central defender and as a defensive midfielder. Born in France, he represents the Qatar national team.

Club career[edit]

On 5 September 2010, Boudiaf started for Lekhwiya in the final of the 2010 Sheikh Jassem Cup against Al-Arabi Sports Club.[3][4]

International career[edit]

Boudiaf was born in France, and is of Moroccan-Algerian descent. On 22 December 2009, Boudiaf was called up to the Algerian Under-23 national team for a training camp in Algiers.[5]

Boudiaf acquired Qatari nationality and was called up to the Qatar national football team on 13 November 2013.[6] He was capped in an unofficial friendly exhibition match against Saudi club Al Hilal.[7] He made his official debut for the team on 25 December in the 2014 WAFF Championship in a 1–0 win against Palestine.[8] Boudiaf's first goal came fifteen caps in. He cancelled out a Stuart Dallas goal as Qatar drew with Northern Ireland in England.[9]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Qatar's goal tally first.[10]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 31 May 2015 Gresty Road, Crewe, England  Northern Ireland 1–1 1–1 Friendly
2. 8 September 2015 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Hong Kong 1–0 3–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 8 October 2015 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar  China 1–0 1–0
4. 10 November 2016  Russia 2–1 2–1 Friendly
5. 10 October 2019 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh  Bangladesh 2–0 2–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
6. 5 November 2022 Estadio Municipal de Marbella, Marbella, Spain  Panama 2–0 2–1 Friendly

Club statistics[edit]

As of 13 January 2023 [11]
Club Season League Cup[a] Continental[b] Other[c] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Duhail 2010–11 QSL 20 1 0 0 1[d] 0 21 1
2011–12 19 1 0 0 5[e] 0 24 1
2012–13 20 0 0 0 10[e] 0 30 0
2013–14 21 2 0 0 8[e] 1 29 3
2014–15 16 1 0 0 10[e] 0 26 1
2015–16 22 2 0 0 7[e] 1 29 3
2016–17 25 3 0 0 7[e] 0 30 3
2017–18 15 2 0 0 9[e] 4 1[f] 0 17 5
2018–19 17 1 0 0 6[e] 1 1[g] 0
2019–20 22 4 0 0 4[e] 0 1[h] 0
2020–21 16 0 2 0 6[e] 0 2 0 26 0
2021–22 12 0 3 1 6[e] 1 0 0 21 1
2022–23 0 0 0 0 [e]
Total 225 16 0 0 81 9 4 0
Career total 225 16 0 0 81 9 4 0
  1. ^ Includes Qatar Emir Cup
  2. ^ Includes AFC Champions League
  3. ^ Includes Qatar Crown Prince Cup and Qatari Super Cup
  4. ^ appearance in Qatari Super Cup
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l All appearance(s) in AFC Champions League
  6. ^ appearance in Qatari Super Cup
  7. ^ appearance in Qatari Super Cup
  8. ^ appearance in FIFA Club World Cup

Honours[edit]

Al-Duhail

International[edit]

Qatar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020: Squad list" (PDF). FIFA. 1 February 2021. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  2. ^ "FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: List of players: Qatar" (PDF). FIFA. 15 November 2022. p. 23. Retrieved 22 November 2022.
  3. ^ رأس «كابوري» تمنح العربي كأس الشيخ جاسم Archived 3 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Lekhwiya 2010/2011". Retrieved 4 January 2022.
  5. ^ EN Espoirs : 27 joueurs convoqués
  6. ^ "Qatar calls up Algerian duo of Boualem Khoukhi and Karim Boudiaf". dzfoot.com. 13 November 2013. Archived from the original on 30 December 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Al Hilal of KSA hold Qatar reserves to goalless draw". qfa.com.qa. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Match report" (PDF). the-waff.com. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Qatar try to shift focus back on football with Northern Ireland draw". The Guardian. 31 May 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Boudia, Karim". National Football Teams. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Karim Boudiaf". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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