Youcef Belaïli makes shocking transfer to Algerian side
The 31-year old has signed a two-year deal with the The Mouloudia. Belaïli will wear the no.10 shirt.
Youcef Belaïli started his football career with RCG Oran, then moved to the reserve team of MC Oran, Belaïli their first season in the Division 1 was with CA Bordj Bou Arreridj.
On 14 June 2014, Belaïli joined USM Alger in a contract for two seasons for a monthly salary of 5 million dinars as the highest salary in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.
Belaïli was one of the stars because of his high technical skills and led the club to valuable victories, especially against JS Kabylie where he scored the winning goal in the last minutes in a match that had an unfortunate end with the death of the player Albert Ebossé Bodjongo who was struck on the head by a projectile thrown by an unknown person while the teams were leaving the field.
Belaïli for having tested positive for Cocaine during an anti-doping control carried out during the match against MC El Eulma on 7 August 2015 counting for the CAF Champions League.
A four-year suspension is imposed on him by Confederation of African Football, his contract with USM Alger is terminated in the wake.
On 4 November 2016, the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne announced that it had decided to reduce Blaili’s sentence to two years, adding that the player smoked Hookah two days before the match without being aware of its content, noting that he did not commit any error or noticeable negligence.
A year later, Belaïli joined Angers SCO in Ligue 1 but the experience was not successful as he only played one match in the Coupe de la Ligue.
On 12 October 2022, Belaïli joined French Ligue 1 club Ajaccio for the remainder of the season.