Lens Annab

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Lens Annab
Personal information
Full name Nadjem Lens Annab
Date of birth (1988-07-20) 20 July 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Maaseik, Belgium
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Eisden Sport
2008–2012 Westerlo 83 (7)
2012 ES Sétif 0 (0)
2013–2014 Lierse 0 (0)
2014–2015 AS Verbroedering Geel 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 October 2015 (UTC)

Nadjem Lens Annab (born 20 July 1988 in Maaseik) is a Belgian-Algerian professional football player who last played as a midfielder for Geel in the Belgian Second Division.


Born in Belgium, Annab's family is originally from Algeria.[1] His father is an ethnic Chaoui from Merouana, while his mother is also from the Batna province. He has two brothers and a younger sister.

Club career[edit]

Annab signed a contract with Westerlo in April 2008, while he was playing for Eisden Sport in Limburg Third Division, the 7th of 8 levels in the Belgian football league system. Annab also played futsal for ZVK Eisden Dorp at that moment, but quit after his surprise transfer.[2] Lens Annab made his debut at the highest level in a 0-1 victory against Mouscron on 12 September 2009 and from then on featured regularly in the team. Following the relegation of Westerlo in 2012, Annab chose to accept an offer from ES Sétif, allowing him to move to his second home country, Algeria.[3] On 5 August 2014 Lens Annab signs a contract with second division team ASV Geel.


  1. ^ Interview Nadjem Lens Annab (Westerlo) Archived 10 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Lens Annab van derdeprovincialer naar Westerlo". Het Belang van Limburg. 18 April 2008. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  3. ^ "Annab leaves: "Algeria is a move forward"". Sporza. 11 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-11. 

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