Morocco men's national ice hockey team

The Moroccan national ice hockey team (Arabic: منتخب المغرب لهوكي الجليد; French: Équipe du Maroc de hockey sur glace) is the men's national ice hockey team of Morocco. The team is controlled by the Royal Moroccan Ice Hockey Federation and has been an associate member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The team's home rink is in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Morocco
AssociationFédération Royale Marocaine de Hockey sur Glace
Head coachAdil Eli Farj & Mimoun Mrini
Most gamesMehdi Ghazi (11)
Most pointsSamir Bouchaoui (22)
Team colors              
IIHF codeMAR
Ranking
Current IIHFNR (26 May 2019)[1]
First international
 United Arab Emirates 9–0 Morocco
(Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 16 June 2008)
Biggest win
Morocco 11–2 Portugal 
(Canillo, Andorra; 30 September 2017)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Emirates 9–0 Morocco
(Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 16 June 2008)
 Kuwait 9–0 Morocco
(Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 19 June 2008)
Arab Cup of Ice Hockey
Appearances1 (first in 2008)
Best result 3rd (2008)
Development Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2017)
Best result 1st (2017)
International record (W–L–T)
7–6–0

History

In June 2008, Morocco took part in the inaugural Arab Cup in Abu Dhabi, also involving the national teams of Algeria, the UAE and Kuwait. Morocco's first game was a 9-0 loss to the UAE on 16 June 2008. The first ever goal to be scored by a Moroccan player was scored by Yassin Ahrazem against Kuwait during the first ever 2008 Arab Cup against Kuwait. On 22 May 2010, the IIHF announced that Morocco is now an associate member.[2]

Tournament record

Arab Cup

Year Host Result Pld W OW OL L
2008 Abu Dhabi 3rd place52003

Development Cup

Year Host Result Pld W OW OL L
2017 Canillo 1st place44000

2010 team roster

# Player Club
President
' Khalid Mrini
Coach
' [[]]
Goaltenders
' Adil El Farj
' Albert Benchimol
' Morad Chakir
Defencemen
' Omar Ennaffati
' Samir El Haili
' Patrick Harroch
' Alex Ennaffati
' Othman Scally
' Yassin Ahrazem
' Mohamed El Idrissi
Forwards
' Marouane Bya
' Sidi Mohamed Dahha
' Mehdi Ghazi
' Alaaedinne Braiak
' Saad Tawfiq
' Habib Aloui
' Samir Bouchaoui
' Moulay-Ayad Dahha
' Marc Harroch
' Eric Harroch
' Philippe Pinto
' Othman Boukouiss

All-time record against other nations

Last match update: 1 October 2017[3]

Key
    Positive balance (more Wins)
    Neutral balance (Wins = Losses)
    Negative balance (more Losses)
Team GP W T L GF GA
 Algeria43012615
 Ireland2200216
 Portugal1100112
 Andorra110093
Egypt100123
 Lebanon100135
 United Arab Emirates100109
 Kuwait2002315
Total137067558

See also

References

  1. "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. "Welcome Morocco". iihf.com. 22 May 2010. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  3. "Morocco Men All Time Results" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
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