Algerian Olympic Committee

Algerian Olympic Committee
Algerian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region  Algeria
Code ALG
Created 1963
Recognized 1964
Continental
Association
ANOCA
Headquarters Ben Aknoun, Algeria
President Mustapha Berraf
Secretary General Abdelhafid Izem
Website www.coa.dz

Algerian Olympic and Sport Committee (Arabic: اللجنة الأولمبية و الرياضية الجزائرية, French: Comité Olympique et Sportif Algérien) (IOC code: ALG) is the National Olympic Committee representing Algeria. It was created in October 18, 1963 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in January 27, 1964.

History

On October 23, 1963, Mohand-Amokrane Maouche, president of the Algerian Football Federation is elected president of the Algerian Olympic Committee by members of the Executive Board. The International Olympic Committee recognizes the Algerian Olympic Committee on January 27, 1964, on the occasion of the 62nd session held during the IXth Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck (Austria).

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