FAR Rabat

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AS.FAR
AS.FAR logo
Full name Association Sportive des Forces Armées Royales
Nickname(s) Leader, Military Club, Askary Club
Founded 01 September 1958 (56 years ago)
Ground Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium
Flag of Morocco.svg Rabat, Morocco
Ground Capacity 65,000
Chairman Flag of Morocco.svg Hosni Benslimane
Manager Flag of Portugal.svg José Romão
League Botola
2014–15 11nd
Website Club home page

Association Sportive des Forces Armées Royales (Arabic: الجمعية الرياضية للقوات المسلحة الملكية‎) referred to as AS.FAR, known to as FAR Rabat 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.

AS.FAR is The most Successful team in Morocco with 25 titles in total, AS.FAR is also the most popular team in Morocco because of their numerous fans inside or 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

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 2 April 2014. 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 Anas Zniti
3 Morocco DF Anas Azim
4 Morocco DF Younes Hammal
5 Morocco MF Abderrahim Achchakir
6 Morocco MF Ahmed Ajeddou
7 Morocco MF Youssef Anouar
8 Morocco FW Abdessalam Benjelloun
9 Quebec FW Reda Agourram
10 Morocco MF Salaheddine Aqqal
11 Morocco DF Hamza Hajji
12 Morocco GK Ali Grouni
13 Morocco MF Ayoub Bourhim
14 Morocco MF Chemseddine Chtibi
15 Morocco DF Samir Zekroumi
16 Morocco GK Mehdi El Jourbaoui
No. Position Player
17 Morocco FW Mehdi Naghmi
19 Morocco FW Bilal Biat
21 Morocco DF Mustapha Mrani
22 Morocco GK Younes Chhaimi
23 Morocco MF Mohamed Amine El Bakkali
24 Morocco MF Mehdi Berrahma
25 Morocco MF Karim Benarif
26 Morocco FW Adnane El Ouardy
27 Morocco DF Abdarrahman El Barki
28 Morocco MF Mustapha El Yousfi
29 Morocco DF Jamal Ait Lamaalem
30 Morocco DF Youssef El Omari
32 Morocco MF Redouane Zerzouri
33 Morocco MF Ayoub Amloud

Notable Players[edit]

Managers[edit]

Sport equipment[edit]

External links[edit]