AS FAR Club

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ASFAR
AS.FAR logo
Full name Association Sportive des Forces Armées Royales
Nickname(s) Les FAR
الزعيم
The Leader
Les Diables Noirs
Los Militares
Founded 01 September 1958 (57 years ago)
Ground Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium
Flag of Morocco.svg Rabat, Morocco
Ground Capacity 52,000
Chairman Flag of Morocco.svg Hosni Benslimane
Manager Flag of Portugal.svg José Romão
League Botola
2014–15 11th
Website Club home page

Association Sportive des Forces Armées Royales (Arabic: الجمعية الرياضية للقوات المسلحة الملكية‎) referred to as Association Sportive des FAR, known usually as ASFAR is a Moroccan football club based in Morocco's capital city (Rabat). The club was founded in 1958 soon after Morocco had gained their independence, and is one of the most famous football clubs in Morocco. FAR stands for French: Forces Armées Royales, roughly translated to mean Royal Armed Forces. Founded the late Moroccan monarch King Hassan II. The club went on to the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces.

ASFAR is The most Successful team in Morocco with 29 titles in total, AS.FAR is also the most popular team in Morocco because of their numerous fans inside and outside the country.

Crest[edit]

Honours[edit]

National titles[edit]

Winners (12): 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1984, 1987, 1989, 2005, 2008
Runners-up (7): 1960, 1971, 1991, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2013
Winners (11): 1959, 1971, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009
Runners-up (5): 1988, 1990, 1996, 1998, 2012
Winners (4): 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963

International titles[edit]

Winners: 1985
Winners: 2005
Runners-up: 2006
Runners-up: 1997
Runners-up: 2005

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

Tifo FAR de Rabat.JPG
2005 - Second Round
2006 - Second Round
2007 - Group Stage
2008 - Preliminary Round
2009 - First Round
2014 - Preliminary Round
1968 - Semi-Finals
1985 - Champion
1986 - Quarter-Finals
1988 - Semi-Finals
1990 - Second Round
2004 - Intermediate Round
2005 - Champion
2006 - Finalist
2010 - First Round
2013 - Intermediate Round
1987 - Quarter-Finals
1997 - Finalist
1999 - Quarter-Finals
2000 - Quarter-Finals
2001 - Second Round
2006 - Finalist

Current squad[edit]

As of 21 November 2015. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Morocco GK Yassice El Houasli
3 Morocco DF Anas Azim
4 Morocco DF Younes Hammal
5 Morocco MF Abderrahim Achchakir
6 Morocco MF Ismail Sardi
7 Morocco MF Youssef Anouar
8 Morocco FW Bouchaib Soufiane
9 Morocco FW Hamza Khaba
10 Morocco MF Hassan Tir
11 Morocco DF Hamza Hajji
12 Morocco GK Karim Fegrouch
13 Morocco MF Achraf Harmach
14 Morocco MF Mehdi Karnass
15 Morocco DF mohamed el jaaouani
16 Morocco GK Mehdi El Jourbaoui
No. Position Player
17 Morocco FW Mehdi Naghmi
19 Morocco DF Ilias Haddad
21 Morocco DF Mohammed Cheikhi
22 Morocco MF Achraf Harmach
23 Morocco MF Said Fatah
24 Morocco MF Mehdi Berrahma
25 Morocco MF Karim Benarif
26 Morocco FW Adnane El Ouardy
28 Morocco MF Mustapha El Yousfi
29 Morocco DF Hassan KHADRI
30 Morocco DF Youssef El Omari
Belgium MF Rachid Farssi

Notable players[edit]

Managers[edit]

Sport equipment[edit]

External links[edit]