Karim Zaza

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Karim Zaza
Karim Zaza Morocco vs Czech Republic 2009.jpg
Personal information
Full name Karim Zaza
Date of birth (1975-01-09) 9 January 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth Brøndby, Denmark
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2000 Copenhagen 80 (0)
2000Fremad Amager (loan) 1 (0)
2000Silkeborg (loan) 0 (0)
2000–2003 OB 79 (0)
2003–2006 Brøndby 49 (0)
2006–2007 Rot-Weiss Essen 31 (0)
2007–2011 AaB 100 (0)
2011–2014 Vendsyssel 72 (1)
Total 412 (1)
National team
2000–2009 Morocco 5 (0)
Teams managed
2014–2015 Lekhwiya (goalkeeper coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 April 2009 (UTC)

Karim Zaza (Arabic: كريم زازا‎; born 9 January 1975) is a retired professional footballer. Born in Denmark to Moroccan parents, he established himself as one of the top goalkeepers of Danish football with three consecutive Danish Goalkeeper of the Year awards from 2001 to 2003. He won the Danish Cup twice with F.C. Copenhagen and the Double of both Danish Cup and Superliga championship with Brøndby IF in 2005. He played five games for the Morocco national football team.

Club career[edit]

On 21 March 2010, Zaza played his 100th game for AaB in all competitions.[1]

Zaza ended his career at the Danish 1st Division side Vendsyssel FF, retiring in the Summer of 2014, after a knee injury that prevented him from playing.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 September 2010. Retrieved 29 March 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Karim Zaza indstiller karrieren (Karim Zaza set career) bold.dk. 20 May 2014. (in Danish)

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