Born : November 30, 1941 In Rabat, Morocco
Date of death : October 29, 2013 In Rabat, Morocco
position : Goalkeeper
Years Station Games (Goals) 1
1959-? FAR Rabat
Years Selection Games (Goals)
1964-1974 Morocco 116 (0)
1 Only league games are indicated.
Allal Ben Kassou, was a Moroccan football player.
Ben Kassou denied his complete playing career with FAR Rabat, whom he joined in 1959. Between 1961 and 1964, the goalkeeper won four times in a row with the club the national championship title, followed in 1967, 1968 and 1970, further championships.
Between 1964 and 1974 Ben Kassou played in the Moroccan national team, with whom he participated in the Olympic football tournament in 1964, the World Cup finals in 1970, the Africa Cup in 1972 and the Olympic Football Tournament in 1972. At the World Cup finals in 1970, he played two games in the group stage, at the end of the team eliminated as a group last. The last group game denied Mohamed Hazzaz, who was also the goalkeeper at the 1972 Olympics. Overall, he played 116 caps. In 1972, Ben Kassou was also in a Maghreb selection in the gate, which won a tournament on the occasion of the inauguration of the Stade 5 Juillet 1962 in Algiers.
In 1970, Ben Kassou finished seventh in the election of Africa’s Footballer of the Year.
After his career end Ben Kassou was temporarily at FAR Rabat, IZK Khémisset and Maghreb Tétouan as a goalkeeping coach.