Rachid Taoussi

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Rachid Taoussi
Personal information
Full name Rachid Taoussi
Date of birth (1959-02-06) 6 February 1959 (age 56)
Place of birth Sidi Kacem, Morocco
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FAR Rabat (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1989 Union Sidi Kacem (–)
1989–1990 FAR Rabat (–)
1990–1992 Union Sidi Kacem (–)
Teams managed
1992–1993 Union Sidi Kacem
1993–1995 Morocco U17
1995–2000 Morocco (assistant)
1995–1997 Morocco U20
1998–1999 Morocco U23
2000 FUS Rabat
2002–2003 Wydad Casablanca
2003–2006 KAC Kenitra
2007–2008 FUS Rabat
2010–2012 MAS Fez
2012 FAR Rabat
2012–2013 Morocco
2013– FAR Rabat
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rachid Taoussi (Arabic: رشيد الطاوسي‎ – born 1959, Sidi Kacem) is a Moroccan football manager who currently manages FAR Rabat.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Sidi Kacem, Taoussi began his career at age 17 with Union Sidi Kacem as a midfielder.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

From 1995 to 2000, Taoussi was the assistant coach of the Morocco national team.[3]

In 1997, Taoussi led the Moroccan Under-20 National Team to the 1997 African Youth Championship title.

On September 22, 2012, Taoussi was appointed as manager of the Morocco national football team, replacing Eric Gerets who was sacked a week earlier.[4] In 2013, Taoussi was sacked and replaced by U20 manager Hassan Benabicha.





Morocco U20


  1. ^ "Taoussi Itinéraire d’un entraineur comblé". Radio Mars. 25 September 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Fattoumi, Kaddour (January 10, 2012). "Rachid Taoussi, un coach comblé" (in French). LeMatin.ma. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ Kalfa, David (September 22, 2012). "Rachid Taoussi remplace Gerets au poste de sélectionneur" (in French). RFI. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "La commission a choisi Taoussi" (in French). Mountakhab.net. September 22, 2012. Retrieved September 23, 2012.