Algerian coach Noureddine Saâdi, died today, Tuesday, July 20, at the age of 71, following complications related to Covid-19, according to his relatives.
The former coach of Algerian national football team died, on Tuesday, after long days spent in hospital due to complications from his infection with Covid-19. Coach Saâdi will be buried tomorrow in Bouzguene municipality, Tizi Ouzou province.
Having coached several clubs in Algeria, including USM Alger, on four occasions, Saâdi also worked abroad, first with Ahly in Libya (2008-2009), before having a short stint with CA Bizertin in Tunisia (2012-2013).
His last coaching assignment was in 2016 as ASM Oran bench (League 2).
He won several titles at national level with JS Kabylie and USM Alger: Algerian Cup (1992), Algerian Supercup (1992), Algerian Cup (2001), and Algerian Championship (2002).
Saâdi was a member of the technical staff of the national team, which won the 1990 African Cup of Nations, coached by late Abdelhamid Kermali.