Nordine Sam

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Nordine Sam
Personal information
Full name Nordine Belahmideche Sam
Date of birth (1982-03-25) 25 March 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Toulouse, France
Height 1 m (3 ft 3 in)83
Playing position Central Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1998–2002 RC Strasbourg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 RC Strasbourg 1 (0)
2004–2005 FC La Chaux-de-Fonds 27 (0)
2005–2007 FC Luzern 52 (3)
2007 FC Luzern II ? (?)
2007–2010 Nea Salamis Famagusta FC 50 (1)
2010–2011 Al-Nasr Benghazi - (-)
2011 CS Constantine 4 (0)
National team
2003 Algeria U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, February 19, 2012 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 4, 2009

Nordine Belahmideche Sam (born 25 March 1982) is an Algerian football player who is currently unattached.

Club career[edit]

A product of the RC Strasbourg academy, Sam made just one appearance for the RC Strasbourg first team, a 0-0 draw against AC Ajaccio in the final week of the 2002-2003 Ligue 1 season.[1] In 2005, Sam left the club to join FC Luzern who were playing in the Swiss Challenge League. He helped the team win the division in 2006 and gain promotion to the Swiss top flight. However, he was dropped down to the reserve team for the 2007 season and terminated his contracted with the club in December 2007. He quickly received an offer from Nea Salamis and a signed a contract for two and a half years.[2]

International career[edit]

Sam played two games for the Algerian Under-23 National Team in 2003, against Tunisia and Libya.[3]


Although born in France, Sam is originally from Mostaganem, Algeria.


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