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Wednesday, 27 May 1998
Coupe Internationale Hassan II de Football, match one

Morocco 0 England 1 [0-0]
 

Complexe Sportif Mohamed V, Maarif Ancien, Casablanca
Attendance: 80,000;
Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on
Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Michael Owen Match Summary
Morocco Squad
England Squad
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials

Morocco

Type

England

Referee (-) - tbc
x (-), FIFA-listed.

Assistant Referees - tbc

Fourth Official - tbc

This match was followed by France vs. Belgium.
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  Possession  

Morocco Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 13th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 29th to 31st
Colours: Made by Puma - Dark green v-necked collared jerseys with red band across chest/sleeves with white piping, green wing collars/red v-neck/cuffs, green shorts with red side trim with white piping, green socks.
Capt: Abdelkrim El-Hadrioui Manager: Henri Michel, 50 (29 October 1947 in France), appointed 1995.
Morocco Lineup
12 Benzekri, Driss     G     GA
2 Saber, Abdelilah            
3 El-Hadrioui, Abdelkrim            
4 Rossi, Youssef            
13 Neqrouz, Rachid            
21 Tahar            
18 Chippo, Youssef            
8 Chiba, Said            
14 Bassir, Salaheddine            
10 Ouakili, Abderrahim            
25 Rokki, Rachid            
Morocco Substitutes
11 El-Khattabi, Ali            
17 Amzine, Gharib            
1? Reda            
1? Sellami, Jamal            

unused substitutes:

-

team notes:

Coach Henri Michel played for France against England in March 1969.
 
3-5-2 Benzekri -
Rossi, Neqrouz, El-Hadrioui -
Saber, Chiba, Tahar, Chippo, Ouakili -
Bassir, Rokki.

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 5th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 6th to 5th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Paul Ince, seventh and final captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
19th match, W 13 - D 3 - L 3 - F 29 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Flowers, Timothy     G     GA
2 Keown, Martin            
3 Le Saux, Graeme            
4 Ince, Paul            
5 Campbell, Sulzeer            
6 Southgate, Gareth            
7 Anderton, Darren            
8 Gascoigne, Paul            
9 Dublin, Dion            
10 Wright, Ian            
11 McManaman, Steven            
England Substitutes
17 Owen, Michael            
18 Ferdinand, Leslie            

unused substitutes:

12-Rio Ferdinand, 13-Ian Walker, 14-Phil Neville, 15-Nicky Butt, 16-Robert Lee.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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