Tedj Bensaoula

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Tedj Bensaoula
Bensaoula, tedj 1986.jpg
Personal information
Full name Tedj Bensaoula
Date of birth (1954-12-01) 1 December 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth Tessala, Algeria
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
US Hammam Bou Hadjar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1977 US Hammam Bou Hadjar (–)
1977–1983 MC Oran (–)
1983–1986 Le Havre AC 71 (10)
1986–1987 USL Dunkerque 14 (2)
National team
1979–1986 Algeria 51 (20)
Teams managed
1999 Algeria
2001–2002 Algeria
2002 MC Oran
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tedj Bensaoula (Arabic: تاج بن سحاولة‎) (born 1 December 1954 in Tessala, Sidi Bel Abbès Province) is an Algerian football manager and former player. He currently manages CR Témouchent in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2.

Early years[edit]

Tedj Bensaoula was born in the farm of his grandparents, on the heights of the massif of Tessala. In 1958 his family was driven out of this area prohibited during the Liberation War, the family moved to Hammam Bou Hadjar, Tedj was four years old.[1]

Club career[edit]

Bensaoula played with MC Oran in Algeria and with Le Havre AC and USL Dunkerque in France.

International career[edit]

Bensaoula participated with the Algeria national football team at two editions of the FIFA World Cup, in 1982 (one goal scored) and 1986.[2] He also participated in the 1980 Summer Olympics.[3]



MC Oran
Le Havre



  1. ^ "Tedj Bensaoula : Grand acteur de l'épopée 82". Le Quotidien d'Oran. Lahouari Adjal. March 8, 2009. 
  2. ^ Tedj BensaoulaFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Tedj Bensaoula Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-06-22.