Nabil Abidallah

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Nabil Abidallah
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-08-05) 5 August 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfielder/Winger
Youth career
1999–2000 Ajax Amsterdam
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Ipswich Town 2 (0)
2003–2004 Northampton Town (loan) 1 (0)
2004 Clacton Town (0)
2005 Heybridge Swifts 8 (0)
2005–2006 AFC
2006–2007 Aalsmeer
2007–2008 Sudbury
2008–2009 Fässbergs
2009 Swindon Supermarine
2009 Torres
National team
1996–1997 Netherlands U15 3 (0)
1997–1998 Netherlands U16 8 (0)
2000 Netherlands U18 1 (0)
2000 Netherlands U19 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nabil Abidallah (born 5 August 1982 in Amsterdam) is a former Dutch professional footballer of Moroccan origin.

Club career[edit]

His career started at Ajax in 1999, from where he moved to Ipswich Town, where he only played twice in the league both of which coming on as a substitute against Everton and Bradford City, in 2000. He stayed with Town for four years making a total of six appearances, before being given a free transfer to Northampton Town. He also played for Heybridge Swifts and Clacton Town, before returning to the Netherlands to play for amateur side AFC in 2005. From 2006 on he played at Aalsmeer.

In 2008, he joined Swedish side Fässbergs before joining Italian Torres in 2009.

Burglary arrest[edit]

In May 2006 Abidallah was arrested for burglary, after breaking into his former house which he had to leave after failing to pay his rent.[1]


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