Former Moroccan international, Abdeslam Ouaddou, defender of the Atlas Lions, will reinforce the Algerian national football team as an assistant to the Greens’ coach Djamal Belmadi, as an apprentice to obtain the “UEFA Pro Licence” as confirmed by the Algerian Football Federation.
Algerian Football Federation said on its official website, on Tuesday, that Ouaddou will join the Greens team technical team during the upcoming training session that is scheduled for March 23-31 in the Technical Center of Algiers Sidi Moussa, which includes two official matches in the framework of the 3 and 4 rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers against Zimbabwe team back and forth.
The former Moroccan defender will hold the title of an assistant coach in preparation for obtaining the UEFA Pro Licence.
“Ouaddou joins the national team’s technical crew in response to the desire of the Algerian team’s coach Djamal Belmadi, to help him due to the strong relationship that binds them because they were teammates in the French club Valenciennes, and also when he was a player under the command of Belmadi in the Qatari club Al-Duhail Sports Club”, the same source added.
It is noteworthy that Ouaddou has a good experience in the field of training that he gained during the past years, as he did not stop after the end of his career as a player and moved directly to referee with the training world, and he is currently supervising the training of a team less than 17 years for the French club Nancy,
since two years ago, he also led the reserve team in the same team for 4 years, in addition to that he runs the pole of developing training methods and training defenders from which Barcelona star Clément Lenglet graduated.