Samir Hadji

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Samir Hadji
Personal information
Full name Samir Hadji
Date of birth (1989-09-12) 12 September 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Creutzwald, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Fola Esch
Number 15
Youth career
2000–2007 SR Creutzwald
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 1. FC Saarbrücken 2 (1)
2009–2010 AS Nancy B 59 (18)
2010–2011 Strasbourg 11 (1)
2011–2012 Hassania Agadir 3 (0)
2012– Fola Esch 101 (44)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Samir Hadji (born 12 September 1989 in Creutzwald) is a French football player of Moroccan descent who plays for the Luxembourgian club Fola Esch as a striker.

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of former Moroccan international Mustapha Hadji.[1] Hadji's uncle is current AS Nancy striker Youssouf Hadji. He is described by his uncle as a "quick and athletic finisher".[2]

Career[edit]

Hadji began his career playing for hometown club SR Creutzwald. In 2007, he ventured to Germany signing with 1. FC Saarbrücken in the Oberliga, the fifth division of German football. After two years, Hadji returned to France joining his father's former club AS Nancy.[3] He spent two years playing on the club's Championnat de France amateur team making 59 appearances and scoring 18 goals before signing with RC Strasbourg in July 2010.[4][5][6] Hadji made his professional debut on 30 July 2010 in the team's Coupe de la Ligue match against Évian. Hadji started the match and played the full 120 minutes as Strasbourg were defeated 5–4 on penalties.[7]

Honours[edit]

CS Fola Esch

Statistics[edit]

As of matches played 18 July 2016[8]
Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2007-08 1. FC Saarbrücken Oberliga
2008-09 1. FC Saarbrücken Oberliga 2 1 2 1
2009-10 AS Nancy B Division 4 59 18 59 18
2010-11 Strasbourg Division 3 1 0 1 0 2 0
2011-12 Hassania Agadir Botola 3 0 3 0
2012-12 Fola Esch BGL Ligue 24 6 24 6
2013-14 Fola Esch BGL Ligue 25 12 1 1 2 0 28 13
2014-15 Fola Esch BGL Ligue 25 11 3 4 2 0 30 15
2015-16 Fola Esch BGL Ligue 13 7 2 2 2 1 17 10
Career total 151 53 7 7 6 1 1 0 167 61

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samir Hadji rejoint le Racing Club de Strasbourg" (in French). Coupe Monde. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Samir Hadji Continues Family Tradition". MTN Football. 11 January 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Interview LDA: Samir Hadji" (in French). Lions de Atlas. 17 May 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Samir Hadji - Racing Club de Strasbourg". Racing Stub. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Samir Hadji à Strasbourg" (in French). Bladi. 15 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Hadji à Strasbourg, c'est fait!" (in French). Mountakhab. 14 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  7. ^ "Strasbourg v. Évian Match Report" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  8. ^ Samir Hadji at Soccerway

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