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Noah Wail Sadaoui (born 14 September 1993) is a Moroccan-American professional soccer player who currently plays as a winger with MC Oujda.[1]

Noah Sadaoui
Personal information
Full name Noah Wail Sadaoui
Date of birth (1993-09-14) 14 September 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Casablanca, Morocco
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
MC Oujda
Number 77
Youth career
1998–2004 Wydad Casablanca
2005–2007 New York Red Bulls
2007–2011 Saint Benedict's
2011–2012 Saint Peter's
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Maccabi Haifa 0 (0)
2013Hapoel Kfar Saba (loan) 7 (0)
2013–2014Hapoel Nazareth Illit (loan) 11 (0)
2014–2015 Ajax Cape Town 2 (1)
2016 Miami United FC ? (?)
2016 Real España 0 (0)
2016–2017 Al-Khaburah Club ? (?)
2017–2018 Mirbat SC ? (?)
2018 ENPPI 15 (2)
2019– MC Oujda 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 February 2019

Contents

Club careerEdit

Early life and careerEdit

Sadaoui was born in Morocco where he started his career in the youth ranks of Wydad Casablanca, before emigrating to the United States with his parents at age 11 to join the youth team of New York Red Bulls playing in the PDA Academy.[2] Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, he attended Saint Benedict's Preparatory School, where he won 2011 Prep Player of the Year and was All-Prep First Team in his junior and senior years. He was leading goal scorer that year with 24 overall, taking his team to the playoffs and the national championship. Following his University-preparatory school career he joined the Saint Peter's College, finishing his first season with the Peacocks with 2011–12 All-MAAC Second Team and All-MAAC Rookie Team honors.[3]

Maccabi HaifaEdit

Sadaoui joined Israeli Premier League side Maccabi Haifa on 7 February 2013 after two seasons at Saint Peter's. Not making his debut in the first team, he was loaned to Hapoel Kfar Saba on a 6-month loan spell for the second half of the 2012–13 Liga Leumit season, making his professional debut in the 2nd tier of professional football in Israel on 15 February 2013 in a 3–0 win against Hapoel Petah Tikva coming on as a 42-minute substitute.[4] The following season saw Sadaoui serving a second loan spell with Hapoel Nazareth Illit for the entire season, parting ways with Maccabi Haifa after the season.[5]

Ajax Cape TownEdit

The Summer of 2014 saw Sadaoui transfer to South African Premier Soccer League side Ajax Cape Town playing under newly appointed manager Roger De Sá.[6] He scored three goals in three matches for Ajax Cape Town, winning the 2015 MTN 8, before parting ways with the club in October.[7]

Miami United FCEdit

Following his season with Ajax CT in South Africa, Sadaoui joined National Premier Soccer League side Miami United F.C., helping the club from Southern Florida to their second league championship, before departing for Honduras, signing with top flight club Real C.D. España.

Real EspañaEdit

Sadaoui joined Real C.D. España in the Summer of 2016. Just days after arriving in Honduras it was announced by head coach Mauro Reyes that Sadaoui would no longer be training with the team, being waived from the squad. He was again free to search for a new club.[8]

Al-KhaburahEdit

On 6 September 2016 it was announced that Sadaoui had joined Al-Khaburah Club from Oman, competing in the Omantel Professional League.[9]

International careerEdit

Sadaoui holds both American and Moroccan passports and is still eligible to represent either on International level.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Israel League State Cup Europe1 Other2 Total
2012–13 Maccabi Haifa Israeli Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Hapoel Kfar Saba (loan) Liga Leumit 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2013–14 Hapoel Nazareth Illit (loan) 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
South Africa League Nedbank Cup Africa1 Other2 Total
2014–15 Ajax Cape Town Premier Soccer League 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 3
United States League U.S. Open Cup CONCACAF1 Other2 Total
2015–16 Miami United FC NPSL ? ? 0 0 0 0 0 0 ? ?
Honduras League Honduran Cup CONCACAF1 Other2 Total
2016–17 Real España LNP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oman League Sultan Qaboos Cup Asia1 Other2 Total
2016–17 Al-Khaburah Oman Professional League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 20 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 21 3
Statistics accurate as of last match played on 22 February 2015.[10]

1 Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup matches.

2 Includes Israel Super Cup, Telkom Knockout and MTN 8 matches.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Ajax Cape Town[11]
Miami United FC

IndividualEdit

  • 2010 All-Prep First Team[3]
  • 2011 All-Prep First Team[3]
  • 2011 Prep Player of the Year[3]
  • 2011–12 All-MAAC Second Team[3]
  • 2011–12 All-MAAC Rookie team[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Botola winter transfers, maghribfoot.com, 18 January 2019
  2. ^ "Ajax Cape Town confirm Sadaoui signing". Kick Off. 24 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Noah Sadaoui - Biography". Saint Peter's Peacocks.
  4. ^ "Hapoel Petah Tikva vs. Hapoel Kfar Saba 0-3". Soccerway. 15 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Sadaoui Ready To Bang In Goals". Soccer Laduma. 28 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Ajax Cape Town Have Signed An American Striker Noah Sadaoui". Soccer Laduma. 27 July 2014.
  7. ^ "Sadaoui Leaves Ajax CT". Soccer Laduma. 1 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Jugador marroquí no se quedó en el Real España". Diario Deportivo. 13 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Former Ajax man signs for Al-Khabourah". Soccer Laduma. 6 September 2016.
  10. ^ "Noah Sadaoui - Soccerway profile". Soccerway.
  11. ^ "Noah Wail Sadaoui - Career Honours". Soccerway.

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