Mustapha Hadji

Where is Mustapha Hadji now

Former African Footballer of the Year Mustapha Hadji called time on his career in 2010 whilst playing in Luxembourg’s BGL League.

Playing for 19 seasons Hadji made over 500 appearances, scoring over 150 goals for nine teams in seven different countries.

He was also an important member of the Morocco national side from 1993 to 2002 winning 63 caps and representing them at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cup finals.
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Upon retiring from playing he was appointed by FIFA as an ambassador representing Africa for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Hadji is also involved in a partnership with plans to invest in Morocco giving opportunities for local people and aiming to help rid poverty from his homeland.

In 2013, he was appointed as assistant manager at Qatari club Umm Salal but was only at the club for one season before the club’s entire management team was sacked.

Since 2014 Hadji has been working as an assistant coach for the Moroccan national team.

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Mustapha Hadji: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forCoventry City, Aston Villa

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