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Haitam Aleesami (born 31 July 1991) is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Ligue 1 club Amiens and the Norway national team. He is of Moroccan descent.

Haitam Aleesami
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Personal information
Date of birth (1991-07-31) 31 July 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Oslo, Norway
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Amiens
Number 14
Youth career
Holmlia SK
Skeid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Skeid 0 (0)
2012–2014 Fredrikstad 69 (5)
2015–2016 IFK Göteborg 45 (2)
2016–2019 Palermo 86 (1)
2019– Amiens 0 (0)
National team
2015– Norway 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2019

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CareerEdit

Aleesami was born in Oslo and started playing football for Holmlia SK and later Skeid. He joined Skeid's first-team squad in 2010, playing in the Second Division, and was named "Skeid's best young player of the year" in 2011.[2]

In August 2012, he joined Fredrikstad FK to replace Benjamin Dahl Hagen who had returned to Vålerenga after a loan-spell.[3] Aleesami made his debut in Tippeligaen and assisted Tarik Elyounoussi's goal when Fredrikstad won 2–0 in the match against Tromsø on 5 August 2012.[4][5]

On 18 August 2014 he signed a four-year contract with Swedish club IFK Göteborg. He joined the club in the pre-season before the 2015 season.[6] On 8 August 2016 he signed with Palermo.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 7 April 2019[8]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fredrikstad FK 2012 13 0 13 0
2013 30 4 1 0 31 4
2014 25 1 2 0 27 1
Total 68 5 3 0 0 0 71 5
IFK Göteborg 2015 30 2 5 0 4 1 39 3
2016 15 0 0 0 5 0 20 0
Total 45 2 5 0 9 1 59 3
Palermo 2016–17 31 1 1 0 0 0 32 1
2017–18 26 0 2 1 0 0 28 1
2018–19 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 0
Total 86 1 3 1 0 0 89 2
Amiens 2019–20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 199 8 11 1 9 1 219 10

InternationalEdit

As of 7 April 2019[9]
National team Year Apps Goals
Norway 2015 3 0
2016 9 0
2017 4 0
2018 3 0
2019 2 0
Total 21 0

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

IFK Göteborg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://palermocalcio.it/it/1819/squadre/prima-squadra/haitam-aleesami_12862
  2. ^ "Haitam Aleesami" (in Norwegian). Fredrikstad FK. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  3. ^ "– Et kapteinsemne". Fredriksstad Blad (in Norwegian). 31 July 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  4. ^ "FFK tok tre poeng i kampen om fornyet kontrakt". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). 5 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Debutantenes aften". Fredriksstad Blad (in Norwegian). 5 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Aleesami ersätter Augustinsson" (in Swedish). IFK Göteborg. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  7. ^ http://www.football-italia.net/88944/official-palermo-sign-aleesami
  8. ^ "Haitam Aleesami". Elite Prospects. Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Haitam Aleesami". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 October 2015.