Open main menu

Abdelkrim Merry (born 13 January 1955),[1] nicknamed Krimau, is a Moroccan former professional footballer who played as a striker.[2]

Krimau
Merry Krimau en 1974.jpg
Krimau (1974)
Personal information
Full name Abdelkrim Merry
Date of birth (1955-01-13) 13 January 1955 (age 64)
Place of birth Casablanca, Morocco
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Espérance Casablanca
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1980 Bastia 93 (22)
1980–1981 Lille 35 (12)
1982 Toulouse 29 (8)
1982–1983 Metz 36 (23)
1983–1984 Strasbourg 24 (3)
1984–1985 Tours 35 (6)
1985–1986 Le Havre 34 (17)
1986–1987 Saint-Étienne 30 (9)
1987–1989 Matra Racing 50 (10)
National team
1976–1989 Morocco 13 (5)
Teams managed
2012– Olympique Marrakech
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Contents

Club careerEdit

Born in Casablanca, Morocco, Krimau spent his entire professional career in France, reaching the 1978 UEFA Cup Final with SC Bastia.

International careerEdit

He was also part of the Moroccan squad at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, and scored one goal in a 3–1 win against Portugal. In 13 international matches from 1977 to 1988, Krimau scored five goals.[3]

Coaching careerEdit

In the summer of 2012, Krimau started his coaching career with Olympique Marrakech.[4]

RetirementEdit

Currently, Krimau appears every week in a TV Show called "Prolongation" on Arryadia TV.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Player profile - RC Strasbourg
  2. ^ Player profile Archived 19 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine - FC Metz
  3. ^ "Abdelkrim Merry". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  4. ^ Voici une page qui vous dira les transferts effectués durant ce mercato de l'été 2012 par les joueurs ayant opéré à l'ASSE.