Abdelkrim Merry

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Krimau
Personal information
Full name Abdelkrim Merry
Date of birth (1955-01-13) January 13, 1955 (age 62)
Place of birth Casablanca, Morocco
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position striker
Youth career
Espérance Casablanca
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1980 SC Bastia 93 (22)
1980–1981 Lille OSC 35 (12)
1982 Toulouse FC 29 (8)
1982–1983 FC Metz 36 (23)
1983–1984 RC Strasbourg 24 (3)
1984–1985 Tours FC 35 (6)
1985–1986 Le Havre AC 34 (17)
1986–1987 AS Saint-Etienne 30 (9)
1987–1989 Matra Racing 50 (10)
National team
1976–1989 Morocco 13 (5)
Teams managed
2012– Olympique de Marrakech
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Abdelkrim Merry, nicknamed "Krimau", (born 13 January 1955 in Casablanca[1]) is a Moroccan former professional football (soccer) player.[2]

Club career[edit]

Krimau spent his entire professional career in France, reaching the 1978 UEFA Cup Final, with SC Bastia.

International career[edit]

He was also part of the Moroccan squad at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, and scored one goal in a 3-1 win against Portugal. In 13 international matches from 1977 to 1988, Krimau scored five goals. [3] Caps Date Match Lieu Score Compétition Marqué 1 09/01/1977 Tunisie - Maroc Tunis 1 - 1( 4 - 2 ) Elim. CM 1978 -- 2 29/11/1981 Cameroun - MarocYaoundé 2 - 1 Elim. CM 1982 -- 3 10/04/1983 Maroc - MaliCasablanca 4 - 0 Elim. CAN 1984 2 x 29/05/1983 Maroc - Guinée Maroc 3 - 0 Elim. JO 1984 1x X 11/02/1984 Nigeria - Maroc Nigeria 0 - 0 Elim. JO 1984 -- X 26/02/1984 Maroc - Nigeria Maroc 0 - 0( 4 - 3 ) Elim. JO 1984 -- X 30/07/1984 RFA - Maroc USA 2 - 0 JO 1984 -- 4 11/03/1986 Cameroun - MarocAlexandrie 1 - 1 CAN 1986 1 5 14/03/1986 Zambie - Maroc Alexandrie 0 - 1 CAN 1986 -- 6 17/03/1986 Egypte - Maroc Le Caire 1 - 0 ½ Finale CAN 1986 -- 7 23/04/1986 Irlande du Nord – Maroc Belfast 2 - 1 Amical -- 8 02/06/1986 Pologne - Maroc Monterrey 0 - 0 C.M 1986 -- 9 06/06/1986 Angleterre - MarocMonterrey 0 - 0 C.M 1986 -- 10 11/06/1986 Portugal - MarocGuadalajara 1 - 3 C.M 1986 1 11 17/06/1986 RFA - Maroc Monterrey 1 - 0 1/8 Finale C.M 1986 -- X 30/01/1988 Maroc - Tunisie Rabat 2 - 2 Elim. JO 1988 1X 12 13/03/1988 Maroc - Zaire Casablanca 1 - 1 CAN 1988 1 13 16/03/1988 Maroc - Algérie Casablanca 1 - 0 CAN 1988 -- 14 19/03/1988 Maroc – Côte d’ivoireCasablanca 0 - 0 CAN 1988 -- 15 23/03/1988 Maroc - Cameroun Casablanca 0 - 1 ½ Finale CAN 88 --

Coaching career[edit]

In the summer of 2012, Krimau started his coaching career with Olympique de Marrakech.[4]

Retirement[edit]

Currently, Krimau appears every week in a TV Show called "Prolongation" on Arryadia TV.

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