Hamza Bencherif: FC Halifax sign former Lincoln City man

Hamza Bencherif
Hamza Bencherif (right) made 42 appearances for Lincoln City last season

FC Halifax have signed defender Hamza Bencherif.

The 27-year-old, who can also play in midfield, has joined the Shaymen after turning down a new deal with National League rivals Lincoln City.

The Algeria Under-20 international made 42 appearances for the Sincil Bank side last season, scoring six goals.

Bencherif started his career in England with Nottingham Forest before spells with Macclesfield, Notts County, Plymouth and Algerian side JS Kabylie.

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