Salah Assad

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Salah Assad
Assad, salah 1986.jpg
Assad in 1986
Personal information
Full name Salah Assad
Date of birth (1958-03-13) 13 March 1958 (age 64)
Place of birth Larbaâ Nath Irathen, Algeria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1972–1974 JSM Chéraga
1974–1975 RC Kouba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1982 RC Kouba / RS Kouba (–)
1982–1983 FC Mulhouse 26 (13)
1983–1984Paris-SG (loan) 11 (1)
1984–1986 FC Mulhouse 55 (15)
1986–1989 RS Kouba / R Kouba (–)
1989 JSM Chéraga (–)
National team
1977–1989 Algeria 68 (15)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Salah Assad (Arabic: صالح عصاد; born 10 June 1958, in Larbaâ Nath Irathen) is a former Algerian football striker and manager.

He played for RC Kouba, where he won an Algerian championship in 1981, and in France for FC Mulhouse For Algeria national football team, he participated at the 1980, 1982, and 1986 African Cup of Nations, 1980 Summer Olympics,[1] and at two edition of FIFA World Cup in 1982 and 1986, scored two goals.

Assad currently holds the record with Islam Slimani of most scored goals at the World Cup for Algeria, which were both scored in the 1982 World Cup. Slimani in 2014.[2]


Salah Assad started playing young with JSM Cheraga and after with RC Kouba. In 1975, he played with the senior team until 1982 and he won the Algerian championship in 1981.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Algeria's goal tally first. "Score" column indicates the score after the player's goal.[3]






  1. ^ "Salah Assad Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Algeria World Cup History - World Cup 2010 - ESPN Soccernet". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Salah Assad - International Appearances". Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Sur les traces de Salah Assad". L'Alsace. Jean-Luc Nussbaumer. 26 April 2018.
  5. ^ "African Player of the Year 1982". José Luis Pierrend. 14 February 2000.

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