Sofiane Hanitser

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Sofiane Hanitser
Personal information
Full name Sofiane Hanitser
Date of birth (1984-11-20) November 20, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Hassi Mefsoukh, Algeria
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
USM El Harrach
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002-2007 ASM Oran 14 (6)
2007 USM Alger 10 (4)
2007-2008 MC Oran
2008- USM El Harrach
National team
2005 Algeria U23 8 (4)
2006- Algeria 1 (0)
2010- Algeria A' 2 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 25, 2006.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 06:03, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

Sofiane Hanitser (born November 20, 1984 in Hassi Mefsoukh) is an Algerian football player. He is currently playing for USM El Harrach in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

Club career[edit]

During the 2009–10 Algerian Championnat National, Hanitser finished as the second top scorer of the league with 16 goals in 32 games, one goal less than MC Alger's Hadj Bouguèche.[1]

International career[edit]

Hanitser was a member of the Algerian Under-23 National Team at the 2005 Islamic Solidarity Games in Saudi Arabia.[2] In the opening game against Palestine, he scored two goals as Algeria went on to win the game 3-0.[3] He played in Algeria's remaining games at the competition but did not score. Hanitser was also a member of the team at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almeria, Spain.[4] In the opening game, he scored two goals against Tunisia, with the game ending 2-2 and Algeria winning the penalty shoot-out 5-4.[5]

On June 4, 2006, Hanitser made his debut for the Algerian National Team in a friendly against Sudan.[6] Hanitser started the game on the bench and replaced Lazhar Hadj Aïssa in the 76th minute as Algeria went on to win the game 1-0.


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