1996 King Hassan II International Cup Tournament

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The 1996 King Hassan II International Cup Tournament was the first edition of this international football competition. It took place on 11 and 12 December 1996 in Morocco. Host nation Morocco, Croatia, Nigeria and Czech Republic participated in the tournament, and all matches took place at the Stade Mohamed V, home of Moroccan clubs Raja Casablanca and Wydad Casablanca. The tournament was played in a cup format, with only 4 games played (two semifinals, a final and a third place match).

Participating teams[edit]

Results[edit]

Semi-finals Final
11 December
  Morocco  2 (6)  
  Croatia (pen)  2 (7)  
 
12 December
      Croatia (pen)  1 (4)
    Czech Republic  1 (1)
Third place
11 December 12 December
  Czech Republic  2   Morocco  2
  Nigeria  1     Nigeria  0

Semifinals[edit]


11 December 1996
Morocco  2 – 2
( 6 – 7 PSO )
 Croatia
Bassir Goal 22'
Bahja Goal 72'
Vlaović Goal 14' Goal 15'
Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca
Attendance: 80,000

11 December 1996
Czech Republic  2–1  Nigeria
Drulák Goal 9'
Hašek Goal 79'
Oparaku Goal 87' (pen.)
Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Abdelhammid Redwan (Egypt)

Third place match[edit]


12 December 1996
Morocco  2–0  Nigeria
Bassir Goal 49'
Jrindou Goal 90'
Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Final[edit]


12 December 1996
Croatia  1 – 1
(4 – 1 PSO)
 Czech Republic
Pralija Goal 29' Drulák Goal 4'
Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Said Belqola (Morocco)


 1996 King Hassan II Tournament 

Croatia
First title

Top scorers[edit]

2 goals

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Hassan II Trophy
1996
Succeeded by
1998