|Date of birth||13 March 1990|
|Place of birth||Châtellerault, France|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Right midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 September 2017|
On 31 July 2010, Benzerga made his professional debut, starting for Nantes in their Coupe de la Ligue game against Boulogne. A week later, on 9 August 2010, he made his league debut for Nantes in the opening game of the 2010–11 Ligue 2 season against Le Mans starting the game before being subbed off in the 67th minute. On 16 June 2012, he was fired by his club Nantes and banned for three years by the French Football Federation.
Benzerga played for the French Under-17 National Team participating in the 2007 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship where France reached the semi-finals. Benzerga started all four of France's games at the competition.
However, in September 2009, Benzerga was called up to the Algerian Under-23 National Team for a 10-day training camp in Beaucaire, France. He was called up again for another training camp in Alger in December 2009.
- Nantes : Benzerga arrive. Mercato365.com (14 June 2010). Retrieved on 16 June 2012.
- Coupe de la Ligue : Boulogne Côte d'Opale / FC Nantes – 1er tour – Feuille de match:. Lfp.fr. Retrieved on 16 June 2012.
- Ligue 2 : FC Nantes / Le Mans FC – 1ere journee – Feuille de match. Lfp.fr. Retrieved on 16 June 2012.
- Foot – Justice: Benzerga suspendu deux ans. Lequipe.fr (18 May 2012). Retrieved on 16 June 2012.
- EN Espoirs: L'EN en regroupement à Beaucaire. Dzfoot.com (14 September 2009). Retrieved on 21 April 2015.
- "Equipe Nationale Olympique]. Faf.dz". Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
- Omar Benzerga at Soccerway