Morocco national rugby league team


Morocco national rugby league team
Morocco
Governing body Moroc Rugby League
Region Europe
Colours
First international
 Moldova 24–19 Morocco 
(18 October 1995)
Biggest win
 Morocco 58–4 Serbia 
(25 October 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Morocco 0–104 Lebanon 
(Perpignan, France; 1999)

The Morocco national rugby league team has been participating in international competition since 1995. Many players for the Moroccan team are drawn from the French competition.

Morocco has participated in the World Sevens (1995), Superleague World Nines (1996), Emerging Nations Tournament (1995, 2000) and Mediterranean Cup (since 2003) competitions. In 2009 Morocco won the RLEF Euro Med Challenge.

Morocco has been the destination of international tours in recent years, hosting Liban Espoir (a team of emerging players from the domestic Lebanese competition) in 2003 and the Australian Police Rugby League team in 2004.

Contents

2009 Squad

2009 Morocco Squad
Starting side Interchange Coaching staff
  • 1 Brahim Nhari - FB (Baho)
  • 2 Aissam Yousri - WG (Toulouse J.J.)
  • 3 Hassan Laaziri - CE (Cavaillon)
  • 4 Farid Nicolas - CE (Villeneuve/Lot)
  • 5 Khalid Mouzoun - WG (Montpellier)
  • 6 Younes Khattabi - FE (St Gaudens)
  • 7 Osni Kriouache - HB (St Gaudens)
  • 8 Abdessamad Rachid - PR (Lyon)
  • 9 Hocine El Boutchi - HK (Palau)
  • 10 Mohamed Djamil - PR (U.T. Catalans)
  • 11 Taouil Amar - SR (Salses)
  • 12 Ilyass Lamarti - SR (Villeneuve/Lot)
  • 13 Rachid Faresse - LF (Avignon)
  • 14 Fakir Lhoucine (Villeneuve)
  • 15 El Boutchi Hacene (Palau)
  • 16 Oulias Abdelali (Toulouse J.J.)
  • 17 Bouladas Mohamed (Montpellier)




Legend:
  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain



Notable players

Results

  • Lebanon def. Morocco 72-4 (28 June 2011)
  • Morocco def. Belgium 46-12 (15 August 2009)
  • Morocco def. Catalonia 29-6 (4 July 2009)
  • Morocco def. Italy 32-10 (6 June 2009)
  • Morocco def. Catalonia 62-12 (21 June 2008)
  • Morocco drew with Serbia 20-20 (9 October 2004)
  • Lebanon def. Morocco 48-14 (5 October 2004)
  • France def. Morocco 46-6 (2 October 2004)
  • Morocco def. Serbia 58-4 (25 October 2003)
  • Lebanon def. Morocco 60-0 (22 October 2003)
  • France def. Morocco 72-0 (19 October 2003)
  • Morocco def. Japan 14-8 (15 November 2000)
  • USA def. Morocco 50-10 (2000)
  • France def. Morocco 80-8 (11 November 1999)
  • Lebanon def. Morocco 104-0 (1999)
  • Italy def. Morocco 34-0 (1999)
  • Ireland def. Morocco 42-6 (20 October 1995)
  • Moldova def. Morocco 24-19 (18 October 1995)

All-Time Results

Team First Played Played Win Draw Loss Points For Points Against
Moldova Moldova 1995 1 0 0 1 19 24
Republic of Ireland Ireland 1995 1 0 0 1 6 42
Italy Italy 1999 2 1 0 1 32 44
Lebanon Lebanon 1999 3 0 0 3 14 212
France France 1999 3 0 0 3 14 198
United States United States 2000 1 0 0 1 10 50
Japan Japan 2000 1 1 0 0 14 8
Serbia Serbia 2003 2 1 1 0 78 24
Catalonia Catalonia 2008 2 2 0 0 91 18
Belgium Belgium 2009 1 1 0 0 46 12

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