Omar Betrouni

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Omar Betrouni
Personal information
Full name Omar Betrouni
Date of birth (1949-01-09) 9 January 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth Algiers, Algeria
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1959–1962 AS Saint Eugène
1962–1967 MC Alger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1980 MC Alger 363 (94)
1980–1983 USM Alger
1983–1985 JS El Biar
National team
1968 Algeria U20 - (-)
1968–1978 Algeria 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Omar Betrouni (Arabic: عمر بطرونى‎‎; born 9 January 1949) is a former Algeria international football forward who played for MC Alger and USM Alger.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Algiers, Betrouni played club football for MC Alger for more than a decade, winning the Algerian league championship five times and the Algerian cup three times. He also led the league in goal-scoring once and helped MC Alger win the 1976 African Cup of Champions Clubs. He joined USM Alger in 1980 and would finish his career with the club, winning the Algerian cup once more.

Betrouni made 32 appearances for the senior Algeria national football team, including four FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. He made his debut in an African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Morocco on 10 December 1970. He also helped Algeria win the 1978 All-Africa Games title, scoring once in five matches.

In 2006, he was selected by CAF as one of the best 200 African football players of the last 50 years.[1]

Club[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Algeria League Algerian Cup Africa Total
1967–68 MC Alger Algerian Championnat 19 9 3 0 - 22 9
1968–69 21 6 3 0 - 24 6
1969–70 20 5 0 0 - 20 5
1970–71 20 3 8 4 - 28 7
1971–72 29 11 4 0 - 33 11
1972–73 29 5 6 1 - 35 6
1973–74 29 17 1 1 - 30 18
1974–75 30 5 4 0 - 34 5
1975–76 27 6 6 2 10 3 43 11
1976–77 22 1 1 0 ? 1 ? 2
1977–78 25 9 2 0 - 27 9
1978–79 23 1 3 1 ? 0 ? 2
1979–80 0 0 0 0 ? 0 ? 0
Country Algeria
Total

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Οι 200 κορυφαίοι Αφρικανοί". Sport24.gr. 25 October 2006. 

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