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Driss Joumad’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroMoroccan footballer
Was Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Morocco
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth

20 May 1927, Casablanca, Morocco

Death

18 September 2009, Rabat, Morocco
(aged 82 years)

Star signTaurus
Sports Teams
FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Wydad Casablanca
Morocco national football team

Driss Joumad (20 May 1927 – 18 September 2009) is a former Morocco international football striker.

Club career

Born in Casablanca, Joumad began playing football with the youth teams of Wydad Casablanca in the 1940s. He joined the senior side at age 18, and would help the club win the 1947–48 Botola title without losing a match.

In 1954, he moved to France to play for FC Girondins de Bordeaux. He made several appearances in his first season, but suffered a serious knee injury in a cup match against Le Mans which limited his ability to continue playing.

After he retired, Joumad became a football manager and led French regional side Royan Vaux AFC.

International career

Joumad made 92 appearances for the Morocco national football team.

Personal

Joumad died in a Rabat military hospital following a long illness at age 86.