Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Abdelmoumene Djabou was born on 31 January, 1987. He is an Algerian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for ES Sétif in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. An Algerian international since 2010, Djabou was a member of the Algerian teams at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. As of March 2015, he has won 12 international caps and scored 3 goals. Djabou is Algeria’s all-time top scorer at the FIFA World Cup with two goals, a record he shares with Salah Assad and Islam Slimani.
Abdelmoumene came through the junior ranks of his hometown club ES Sétif with the exception of one season with USM Sétif. He made his senior debut during the 2004–05 season, making two league appearances. The following season, he made another two appearances. He spent the 2006–07 season on loan to MC El Eulma.
On 18 September 2010, Djabou was called up to the Algerian national team by new coach Abdelhak Benchikha for a qualifier against the Central African Republic. He competed for Algeria at the 2011 African Nations Championship in Sudan, helping the Desert Foxes reach the semi-finals.
Abdelmoumene has featured in several international matches where he has also made significant impact during the matches.