Salaheddine Bassir

Salaheddine Bassir (Arabic: صلاح الدين بصير‎; born 5 September 1972) is a Moroccan former professional footballer who played as a striker.He started his professional career playing for Raja CA. He represented Morocco in many occasions and is the 2nd highest goalscorer in the Moroccan national team.[2]

Salaheddine Bassir
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Personal information
Date of birth (1972-09-05) 5 September 1972 (age 49)
Place of birth Casablanca, Morocco
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
Olympique de Casablanca
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995 Raja Casablanca 97 (46)
1995–1997 Al-Hilal 51 (18)
1997–2001 Deportivo La Coruña 37 (5)
2001–2002 Lille 22 (0)
2002–2003 Aris Thessaloniki 32 (2)
2003–2005 Raja Casablanca 12 (1)
Total 251 (72)
National team
1994–2002 Morocco[1] 59 (27)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

He played for a few clubs, including Raja Casablanca, Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia) and Deportivo La Coruña in Spain. He then played for OSC Lille (France) and Aris Thessaloniki (Greece). He retired at the end of 2005 season.

Whilst at Lille Bassir did not score a goal in the league but did score once against Olympiacos in the UEFA Champions League[3] and once against Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Europa League.[4]

He played for the Morocco national team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where he scored two goals in the 3–0 win against Scotland.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

Scores and results list Morocco's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Bassir goal.
List of international goals scored by Salaheddine Bassir[6]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 3 January 1996 Stade Moulay Abdellah, Rabat, Morocco   Tunisia 2–0 3–1 Friendly
2 17 January 1996 Jules Ladoumègue Stadium, Vitrolles, France   Armenia 2–0 6-0 Friendly
3 6 October 1996 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt   Egypt 1–0 1-1 1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4 11 December 1996 Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco   Croatia 1–2 2-2 Hassan II Trophy
5 12 December 1996 Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco   Nigeria 1–0 2-0 Hassan II Trophy
6 12 January 1997 Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana   Ghana 1–0 2-2 1998 World Cup Qualification
7 6 April 1997 Stade Omar Bongo, Libreville, Gabon   Gabon 1–0 4–0 1998 World Cup Qualification
8 2–0
9 26 April 1997 National Stadium, Freetown, Sierra Leone   Sierra Leone 1–0 1-0 1998 World Cup Qualification
10 21 June 1997 Stade Moulay Abdellah, Rabat, Morocco   Egypt 1–0 1-0 1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
11 13 July 1997 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Ethiopia 1–0 1-0 1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
12 27 July 1997 Stade Moulay Abdellah, Rabat, Morocco   Senegal 1–0 3–0 1998 World Cup Qualification
13 3–0
14 5 February 1998 Stade El Harti, Marrakech, Morocco   Niger 1–0 3-0 Friendly
15 22 April 1998 Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria   Bulgaria 1–2 1-2 Friendly
16 29 May 1998 Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco   France 1–0 2–2 Hassan II Trophy
17 2–1
18 23 June 1998 Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne, France   Scotland 1–0 3–0 1998 FIFA World Cup
19 3–0
20 2 September 1998 Tanger, Morocco   Senegal 2–0 2-0 Friendly
21 3 October 1998 Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco   Sierra Leone 2–0 3-0 2000 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
22 23 December 1998 Agadir, Morocco   Bulgaria 3–1 4-1 Friendly
23 28 April 1999 GelreDome, Arnhem, Netherlands   Netherlands 2–0 2-1 Friendly
24 25 January 2000 National Stadium, Lagos, Nigeria   Congo 1–0 1-0 2000 African Cup of Nations
25 11 February 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates   Denmark 1–0 4–2 Friendship Tournament (UAE)
26 3–1
27 2 June 2001 Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi, Kenya   Kenya 1–1 1-1 2002 African Cup of Nations qualification

HonoursEdit

Raja FC

Al-Hilal

Deportivo de La Coruña

Morocco

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Salaheddine Bassir – Goals in International Matches
  2. ^ "Morocco - Record International Players". rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Champions League clockwatch". BBC. 17 October 2001. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Dortmund extend unbeaten run in Lille". uefa.com. 21 February 2002. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  5. ^ Tue 23 Jun 1998 Scotland 0 Morocco 3, London Hearts.
  6. ^ Salaheddine Bassir – International Appearances
  7. ^ "King Hassan II Tournament 1996". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  8. ^ "King Hassan II Tournament 2000". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  9. ^ "King Hassan II Tournament 1996". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 November 2021.