Association football player
|Birth||7 March 1959, Algeria|
Redouane Drici (born 7 March 1959) is an Algerian former football defender. He played 5 seasons for the Norwegian club Brann, where he played two Norwegian Cup finals, but lost both. Drici was capped six times for Algeria.
In 1984, Drici signed a short-term contract with the Norwegian club Brann after visiting Bergen on a vacation. After playing for Brann the first half of the 1984 season, Drici moved back to Algeria.
Drici returned to Bergen and Brann in 1987, where he for four seasons. He was a centre back, and normally played alongside Jan Halvor Halvorsen and Per Egil Ahlsen. Drici played the cup finals with Brann in 1987, where they lost to Bryne, and in 1988 where they lost to Rosenborg. In total, Drici played 72 league-matches and scored six goals.
Drici played six matches for Algeria during the spring of 1982. Algeria had in 1982 qualified for FIFA World Cup for the first time, and Drici was hoping to join this historic moment, but due to an injury he was not eligible for Algeria’s World Cup squad.
In 1995 and 1996 Drici was player coach of the Sixth Division side Valestrand Hjellvik FK.
He is married to a woman from Bergen, where he has lived since he came back in 1987. Today he is working at Bergen Airport, Flesland.