Rachid Azzouzi

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Rachid Azzouzi
Azzouzi in 2015.
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-01-10) 10 January 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Fes, Morocco
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Hertha Mariadorf
Alemannia Mariadorf
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 1. FC Köln Amat.
1989–1995 MSV Duisburg 111 (4)
1995–1997 Fortuna Köln 43 (0)
1997–2003 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 156 (27)
2003 Chongqing Lifan 11 (0)
2004 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 12 (1)
National team
1990–1998 Morocco 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rachid Azzouzi (Arabic: رشيد عزّوزي‎‎) (born 10 January 1971 in Fes) is a Moroccan footballer.

Early life[edit]

Azzouzi was born in Fes, Morocco, but moved as a kid with his family to Germany. He was raised in Rhineland.[2]

Club career[edit]

Azzouzi started playing as a youth for Hertha and Alemannia Mariadorf. In 1988, he moved to 1.FC Köln, where he would play for one year. He later played for several clubs, including MSV Duisburg, Fortuna Köln and Greuther Fürth, all in Germany, except for Chongqing Lifan in China.

International career[edit]

He played for the Morocco national football team and was a participant at the 1992 Summer Olympics,[3] 1994 FIFA World Cup and at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.

Sporting Director Career[edit]

After the end of his playing career, Azzouzi served as sporting director for SpVgg Greuther Fürth. On 25 May 2012, it was announced that Azzouzi will become the new sporting director of Germany second division club FC St. Pauli.[4] On 16 December 2014 he left his position in St. Pauli. On 10 June 2015 he was signed a two-years contract as a sporting director of Fortuna Düsseldorf.[5]


  1. ^ "Azzouzi, Rachid" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mintal und Co.: Die Liebe der Fußball-Migranten" (in German). nordbayern.de. 8 September 2009. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Mohamed Rashid Azzouzi Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Paukenschlag! Azzouzi geht - zu St. Pauli" (in German). kicker.de. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Rachid Azzouzi wird Sportdirektor" (in German). f95.de. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 

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