FC Goa have completed the signing of 28-year-old Moroccan winger Noah Sadaoui on a two-year contract.
Born in the historic city of Casablanca, Sadaoui spent his youth career at Wydad AC following which he emigrated to the United States and joined the youth team of New York Red Bulls. He left the NYRB Academy in 2007 and played for a number of years for his school & university sides in New Jersey.
In February 2013, Noah joined Israeli Premier League side Maccabi Haifa FC. He did not end up making an appearance for the club, but was instead loaned out to Israeli second-tier clubs for the season. Sadaoui next transferred to South Africa and made a couple of appearances for Ajax Cape Town in the South African Premiership (DSTV Premiership).
2015 saw the left winger moved to Miami United followed by brief spells for club sides in Honduras and Oman. For the initial part of the 2018-19 season, Noah moved to Egyptian Premier League side ENPPI SC and made 15 appearances in the league.
In the 2019 January transfer window, Sadaoui switched over to MC Oudja and played in the Moroccan top tier Botola Pro for the remainder of the season. He would go onto play the next three seasons including the 2021-22 season in the Botola Pro. Besides MC Oudja, he turned up for Raja Casablanca with whom he won the CAF Confederation Cup and AS FAR – he won the Moroccan Cup with the club. Overall in the Moroccan league, he has made 76 appearances scoring 16 goals and assisting seven.
For the Moroccan national team, Noah featured in the 2020 African Nations Championship which Morocco went on to win.
The arrival of Sadaoui marks the fourth foreign signing for FC Goa this season behind Spanish forward Álvaro Vázquez, Syrian defender Fares Arnaout and Spanish forward Iker Guarrotxena.
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