Baghdad Bounedjah was born on 30 November, 1991. He is an Algerian football player. He currently plays for Qatar Stars League side Al Sadd SC and the Algeria national team. In the summer of 2011, Bounedjah signed a two-year contract with USM El Harrach, joining them from amateur club RCG Oran. On 10 September 2011, he made his professional debut for the club as a starter in the first-round game of the 2011–12 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 against MC Oran, scoring a goal in the 78th minute.
In September 2011, Baghdad was called by Azzedine Aït Djoudi up to the Algerian Under-23 National Team. He participated with the team in a pair of friendlies against USM Blida and NA Hussein Dey. On 4 October 2011, he received a surprise call-up to the Algerian National Team from Vahid Halilhodžić for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central African Republic, replacing the injured Rafik Djebbour. On 16 November 2011, he was selected as part of Algeria’s squad for the 2011 CAF U-23 Championship in Morocco.