Ghazghazi, Sufyan

Birth Date

24th August 1977


Honiton, Devon



Biographical Text

Sufyan Ghazghazi, from Honiton, came through the youth ranks and - usually appearing as a substitute - featured in around a dozen league games between 1996 and 1998. He later had a short spell in Tunisia before playing out his career in local non-league football.   

Sufyan signed professional for Exeter City in July 1996 having played for the England Schools under-18 team as well as scoring thirty goals in twenty-three games for City’s youth team in 1995/96. He soon saw first-team action appearing against Barnet in the League Cup on 3 September 1996 and in the league against Cambridge United on 28 September 1996. Sufyan played another three times in his debut season followed by twelve league and cup appearances during 1997/98. When released in May 1998, he had started two league games and come on as a substitute in eleven others.

After failing to win a contract at Yeovil, Sufyan then joined Dorchester Town and within a few months had signed for Club Africain de Tunis on a short-term loan deal for an initial fee of £10,000 with another £30,000 to follow should he be offered a permanent contract. Sufyan told the Express and Echo at the time: 

 "They are one of the biggest clubs in Africa with a host of internationals from all over the world. I expect that I will only be a squad player to begin with. But just training with internationals all around you will be a big bonus."

Without being offered a contract, Sufyan returned to Dorchester before leaving in 2001 and thereafter playing for various local non-league clubs including Clyst Rovers and Exmouth Town. He was later to work at the civic centre for Exeter City Council.


Exeter City

League 13; Cups 4 (17)



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