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Wednesday, 27 May 1998
Coupe Internationale Hassan II de Football, match one

Morocco 0 England 1 [0-0]
 

Complexe Sportif Mohamed V, Maarif Ancien, Casablanca
Attendance: 80,000;
Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on
Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Michael Owen Match Summary
Morocco Squad
England Squad
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials

Morocco

Type

England

Referee (-) - tbc
x (-), FIFA-listed.

Assistant Referees - tbc

Fourth Official - tbc

This match was followed by France vs. Belgium.
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Morocco Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 13th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 29th to 31st
Colours: Made by Puma - Dark green v-necked collared jerseys with red band across chest/sleeves with white piping, green wing collars/red v-neck/cuffs, green shorts with red side trim with white piping, green socks.
Capt: Abdelkrim El-Hadrioui Manager: Henri Michel, 50 (29 October 1947 in France), appointed 1995.
Morocco Lineup
12 Benzekri, Driss     G     GA
2 Saber, Abdelilah            
3 El-Hadrioui, Abdelkrim            
4 Rossi, Youssef            
13 Neqrouz, Rachid            
21 Tahar            
18 Chippo, Youssef            
8 Chiba, Said            
14 Bassir, Salaheddine            
10 Ouakili, Abderrahim            
25 Rokki, Rachid            
Morocco Substitutes
11 El-Khattabi, Ali            
17 Amzine, Gharib            
1? Reda            
1? Sellami, Jamal            

unused substitutes:

-

team notes:

Coach Henri Michel played for France against England in March 1969.
 
3-5-2 Benzekri -
Rossi, Neqrouz, El-Hadrioui -
Saber, Chiba, Tahar, Chippo, Ouakili -
Bassir, Rokki.

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 5th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 6th to 5th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Paul Ince, seventh and final captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
19th match, W 13 - D 3 - L 3 - F 29 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Flowers, Timothy D. 31 3 February 1967 G Blackburn Rovers FC 11 9 GA
2 Keown, Martin R. 31 24 July 1966 RB Arsenal FC 17 1
3 Le Saux, Graeme P. 29 17 October 1968 LB Chelsea FC 24 1
4 Ince, Paul E.C. 30 21 October 1967 CM Liverpool FC 39 2
5 Campbell, Sulzeer J. 23 18 September 1974 CD Tottenham Hotspur FC 15 0
6 Southgate, Gareth 27 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 25 0
7 Anderton, Darren 26 3 March 1972 RM Tottenham Hotspur FC 18 5
8 Gascoigne, Paul J. 31 27 May 1967 M Middlesbrough FC 56 10
9 Dublin, Dion, off 76th min. 29 22 April 1969 F Coventry City FC 2 0
10 Wright, Ian E., injured off 26th min. 34 3 November 1963 F Arsenal FC 31 9
11 McManaman, Steven 26 11 February 1972 M Liverpool FC 21 0
England Substitutes
17 Owen, Michael J., on 26th min. for Wright 18
165 days
14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 4 1
18 Ferdinand, Leslie, on 76th min. for Dublin. 31 8 December 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 16 5

unused substitutes:

12-Rio Ferdinand, 13-Ian Walker, 14-Phil Neville, 15-Nicky Butt, 16-Robert Lee.

team notes:

Michael Owen became the youngest scorer ever for England, aged 18 years 165 days.
This is the second time Gascoigne has played for England on his birthday, the previous being on his 22nd.
 
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Averages:

Age 28.8 Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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