Allal Ben Kassou

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Allal Ben-Kassou
Personal information
Full name Allal Ben-Kassou
Date of birth 1941
Place of birth Rabat, Morocco
Date of death October 2013
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
FAR Rabat
National team
1964–1976 Morocco 116 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Allal Ben-Kassou (Arabic: علال بن قصو‎‎; 1941 – 29 October 2013 in Rabat) was a Moroccan football goalkeeper.

Ben-Kassou played club football for FAR Rabat in the Botola.

Ben-Kassou played for the Morocco national football team at the 1964 Summer Olympics[1] and at the 1970 FIFA World Cup finals.[2] He played 116 times for the Morocco football team.

In 2006, he was selected by CAF as one of the best 200 African football players of the last 50 years.[3]

Also, Ben-Kassou was a sergeant of the Moroccan Army.


  1. ^ "Allal Kassou Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ Allal Ben KassouFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Meilleur joueur des 50 dernières années 14 Marocains en lice" (in French). Le Matin. 13 October 2006. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 2009-08-29.