Driss Bamous

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Driss Bamous
Personal information
Full name Driss Bamous
Date of birth (1942-12-15) 15 December 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Berrechid, Morocco
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–? FAR Rabat
National team
Morocco 35
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Driss Bamous (born 15 December 1942) is a retired Moroccan football midfielder. Also, he was a trained professional soldier at the military academy of Saint Cyr, France.

Career[edit]

Bamous played club football for FAR Rabat in the Botola. Bamous played for the Morocco national football team at the 1964 Summer Olympics[1] and at the 1970 FIFA World Cup finals.[2] Following his playing career, Bamous became the president of the FRMF and organized the 1988 African Cup of Nations in Morocco.[3] In 2006, he was selected by CAF as one of the best 200 African football players of the last 50 years.[4] He was promoted to Brigadier General of the Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie in 2003.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Driss Bamoos Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ Driss BamousFIFA competition record
  3. ^ a b "Kanabi et Bamous prennent des galons" (in French). La Gazette Du Maroc. April 2003. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  4. ^ "Meilleur joueur des 50 dernières années 14 Marocains en lice" (in French). Le Matin. 13 October 2006. Retrieved 2009-08-29.