Hameur Bouazza Biography – Wiki, Club, Country, Profile

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Hameur Bouazza was born on 22 February, 1985. He is an Algerian professional footballer who plays for Ligue 2 side Tours. Bouazza was born in Évry, France, where he lived with his parents, two brothers and two sisters. In October 2005, looking at his early life, Hameur sometimes he doesn’t go to school because all that he wanted was to play football. To him, it was football, football. He started playing at nine and when he was 15 he got a chance with Auxerre. It did not go well and after a year he returned to Évry.
Bouazza usually plays as a left winger, but can also play on the right. Hameur has spent most of his football career in England, having also played in Turkey, France, Cyprus, Spain, Algeria and Tunisia. An Algerian international between 2007 and 2013, He played for his country in two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations: 2010 in Angola and 2013 in South Africa. As of May 2015, he has 21 caps and 3 goals.
In 2003, at the age of 16, Hameur moved to England having won a scholarship at Watford following a trial. He made his first team debut as an 88th-minute substitute on 7 February 2004 in a 2–2 with Sunderland at Vicarage Road. On 8 August 2007, he joined Premier League side Fulham on a four-year deal for an initial fee of £3m (potentially rising to £4m, depending on appearances and Fulham’s divisional status).
On 18 August 2009 Bouazza signed for Turkish Süper Lig side Sivasspor. He played one game for the club, a 3–0 home defeat to Shahktar Donetsk in the Europa League play-off round. On 31 August Sky Sports reported that he was in talks with Championship side Blackpool. He signed a one-year contract with an option for a further year. On 28 January 2011, he was loaned out by AC Arles-Avignon to Millwall until the end of the season. Hameur made his debut for Millwall on 19 February
On 22 June 2012, he signed for Cypriot First Division side AC Omonia on a one-year deal, despite having initially rejected a contract offer from the club. However, he left the club in August, having only been in Cyprus for a few weeks.
Internationally, Although born in France, Bouazza was approached by the Fédération Algérienne de Football, to play at national level for them. He accepted, explaining later: “I grew up in Paris, yes, but I’ve always known my nationality. I am Algerian, just as my father and mother are. My grandmother lives just outside Algiers, and I have many cousins there”. Bouazza made his debut for Algeria against Libya on 7 February 2007 and scored his first goal in a 3–2 victory over Mali on 20 November 2007.