The 35-year-old announced his retirement from international football after the 2019 African Cup of Nations (CAN).
Rabat – Moroccan international football player Mbark Boussoufa has joined Qatari club Al Sailiya on a two-year contract.
The 35-year-old midfielder signed with the club after the end of his loan contract with Saudi club Al Shabab, with whom he scored only 1 goal in 13 appearances.
During the 2016-2018 season, Boussoufa played with Emirati club Al Jazira, where he scored 7 goals in 37 appearances.
The experienced player began his senior career with Belgian clubs Gent (2004-2006) and Anderlecht (2006-2011).
During his time with Gent, Boussoufa won several prizes. In 2006 the Moroccan midfielder won the Belgian Golden Shoe, the Belgian Footballer of the Year, the Belgian Young Footballer of the Year, and the Belgian Ebony Shoe.
The Atlas Lion also performed in the Russian league. From 2011-2013, Boussoufa played with Anzhi Makhachkala, scoring 8 goals in 55 appearances. From 2013 to 2016 he played with Lokomotiv Moscow, scoring 3 goals in 39 appearances.
While playing for Morocco’s Atlas Lions, the midfielder scored 8 goals in 68 appearances.