Otmane El Assas

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Otmane El Assas
Personal information
Full name Otmane El Assas
Date of birth (1979-01-30) 30 January 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Khouribga, Morocco
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Olympique Khouribga
2002–2004 Sharjah FC
2004–2012 Al Gharrafa 174 (24)
2012–2014 Umm Salal 47 (10)
National team
2000–2007 Morocco 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 June 2012.

Otmane El Assas (born 30 January 1979) is a Moroccan footballer who is a midfielder for Qatar Stars League outfit Umm Salal on loan from Al Gharrafa.

He was part of the Moroccan 2004 Olympic football team, who exited in the first round, finishing third in group D, behind group winners Iraq and runners-up Costa Rica. He also competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1]

He is the longest serving foreign professional footballer in the Qatar Stars League as of 2014.[2]


  1. ^ "Otmane El-Assas Biography and Statistics". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  2. ^ "QSL Review" (PDF). qsl.com.qa. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 

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