Referees from Algeria

Djamel Haimoudi
Intl. since:
Hometown: Oran
March 28, 2009. There were at least 50.000 people in the stadium Houphouët-Bougny in Abijan, an arena that can hold 35.000. A FIFA certified stadium, safe. Just before the 2010
Mohamed Benouza
Intl. since: 2001
Hometown: Oran
Mehdi Abid Charef
Intl. since: 2011
Hometown: Constantine
National referee since 2005. 2011 was a good year for him, first he was selected for the FIFA panel and then he took charge of the Algerian Cup Final.
Mustapha Ghorbal
Intl. since: 2014
Hometown:
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Mokhtar Amalou
Intl. since: 2007
Hometown: Algiers
Mokhtar Amalou (born 14 August 1971, Algiers) is an Algerian FIFA football referee. Married with two children, works as head of communication in Algiers. He started refereeing in 1
Rachid Medjiba
Intl. since:
Hometown:
In 1992, when the Ethiopian national team stopped in Rome on their way to Casablanca, 5 of their best players got out and requested political asylum. This was a year after dictator
Abdelkader Aouissi
Intl. since: 1966
Hometown: Algiers
Two matches at the 1972 Olympic Tournament and qualifiers for for instance the World Cup. FIFA ref from 1966 until 1976. Final of the African Cup of Nations 1972.
Nabil Boukhalfa
Intl. since: 2017
Hometown:
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Mohamed Bichari
Intl. since: 2007
Hometown:
Bichari and his team were attacked by Zamalek fans who invaded the pitch after his assistant had canceled a goal for off-side. Hundreds a people started fighting on the field as th
Mohamed Hansal
Intl. since: 1980
Hometown: Oran
Off World Cup fame, but Mahamed Hansal was "only" a linesman, in 4 matches, in 1990. He was active internationally in the 1980s.
Sofiane Bousseter
Intl. since: 2012
Hometown: Blida
Sofian Bousseter is sociologist from Blida in Algeria. During his youth he played football at the USM Blida club and started his referee career at age 19. He received his FIFA badg
Mohamed Kouradji
Intl. since:
Hometown:
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Mohamed Benaissa
Intl. since: 2001
Hometown:
In Algeria Mohamed Lamine Benaissa was suspended for three months in 2009 for validating a goal while play had stopped. In 2008 Benaissa had been suspended as well.
Belaid Lacarne
Intl. since: 1980
Hometown: Sidi-Bel-Abbes
Belaid Lacarne was a supporter of Sepp Blatter in his struggle against Farah Addo. The loss of Addo became the p
Lahlou Benbraham
Intl. since: 2016
Hometown:
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Farouk Houasnia
Intl. since: 2010
Hometown:
Almost two years on the FIFA panel, but we still haven't found a picture of him nor do we know of any international matches he took charge of (but that doesn't say all of course).
Merzak Nems
Intl. since:
Hometown:
We're not sure about this ref. The name Merzak appears on internet, but the name Nems doesn't. We need someone from Algeria to help us out here.
Zoubir Benganif
Intl. since: 1967
Hometown: Algiers
Benganif's wife describes him bearing stigmata from having been tortured during the war of independence in a letter found on Internet in which she complains about the lac of respec
Karim Daho
Intl. since:
Hometown:
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Lotfi Bekouassa
Intl. since: 2016
Hometown:
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Kamel Berber
Intl. since: 1998
Hometown:
A FIFA referee from 1998 until the end of 2005.
Abderrahmane Bergui
Intl. since:
Hometown:
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Abderazzak Arab
Intl. since: 2017
Hometown:
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Ahmed Khelifi
Intl. since: 1963
Hometown: Algiers
Ahmed Khelifi wrote a book called: L'arbitrage A Travers Les Caracteres Du Foot-Ball .
Mohamed Sendid
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Mohamed Sendid was active at the 1992 Olympic Games where he took charge of two matches, one was a quarter final.After his career as a referee he emerged into international footbal
Salim Oussaci
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Abdelaziz Chekaimi
Intl. since: 1963
Hometown: Blida
FIFA referee 1963-1968. Most important match must have been the final of the African Cup of Nations in 1965.
Mourad Bendada
Intl. since:
Hometown:
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Mohamed Mezahi
Intl. since: 1963
Hometown: Constantine
A FIFA referee from 1963 until season 1968-1969.
Redouane Necib
Intl. since: 2015
Hometown:
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Rabah Mohandi
Intl. since: 1966
Hometown: Constantine
In Algeria Rabah (or Ourabah) Mohandi is considered one of the great referees. Internationally he was active late 1960's, early 1970s. Mohandi died in 2007.
Benghanif Mouassa*
Intl. since:
Hometown:
One guy starts writing Benghanif Mouassa as the referee of a World Cup 1970 qualifier and then 700 sites copy it (all owned by the same person). We are not sure if this person actu
Abdeslem Khelifi
Intl. since:
Hometown:
A FIFA referee for two years, taken off the list at the end of 2009.
Jamal Eddine Benchanaa
Intl. since: 2000
Hometown: Constantine
Born in Oued Zenati , referee since 1981. He was regional ref (1983 - 1992), then federal (1992 - 1996), then national. FIFA ref from 2000 until the end of 2004 when he retired. Ja
Mohamed Tighilt
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Mohamed Akli Tighilt
Djaballah Touati
Intl. since: 2001
Hometown:
Djaballah was suspended februari 2009 for "having refused the equalizer of NAHD against CABBA". We don't know if he was suspended for ever or for an amount of time. Seven more (nat
Mohamed Zekrini
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Mohamed Zekrini retired from refereeing at the end of 2007. His last national match was the final of the Alegian Cup. The Algerian Clasico MCA-USMA.
Mebarak Chabi
Intl. since: 1965
Hometown: Constantine
A FIFA referee probably only in season 1965-1965
Lyes Bekouassa
Intl. since: 2019
Hometown:
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. Gotari
Intl. since:
Hometown:
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Abdelkader Hadefi-Benzellat
Intl. since: 1963
Hometown: Oran
Benzellat was a FIFA referee from 1963 until 1966 (probably).
Abdenour Kouras
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Jijel
A referee from the 1980s.
Said Aouina
Intl. since: 2017
Hometown:
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Abdelhamid Bendjahene
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Oran
Hamid Bendjahene was a player and later on referee. Internatuonally he was active from 1977 until 1989. Bendjahene died of an illness at 57 in 2004.
Djillali Bounaga
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Mostaganem
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Ahmed Garoui
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Algiers
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Ahmed Kaid
Intl. since: 1975
Hometown:
Ahmed Kaid was a FIFA referee until 1976.
Abdelkrim Benghezal
Intl. since: 1969
Hometown: Constantine
A FIFA ref from 1969 until 1976.
Ahmed Daho
Intl. since:
Hometown: Mostaganem
Daho's refereeing career spans from 1948 till 1975. He has been the president of the Algerian FA. His nickname was "Tiyou" which is an Algerism fot the Spanish word "tio", uncle. H
Azzedine Bencheraiet
Intl. since: 1968
Hometown: Constantine
This referee disappeared from history but there was a Azzedine Benheriaet on the FIFA list in 1968 and 1969.

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