Hibs Striker Benji Called Up To Moroccan Olympic Squad!

Last updated : 04 February 2007 By Steve Forbes

Hibs striker Benji has been rewarded for his superb form with a call up to the Moroccan Olympic squad.

Morocco play Rwanda on Feb 7th for the chance to qualify for Beijing 2008.

Benji has been is superb form for Hibs of late, scoring 5 in his last 6 games, with important goals against Gretna in the Scottish Cup 4th Round and the CIS Cup Semi Final against St Johnstone among them.

Benji is hoping to be top scorer for Hibs this season with top goal scorer Chris Killen out for the rest of the season with an Achilles injury.

Killen currently sits on 15 goals and Benji is closing in with 10, Steven Fletcher(8), Ivan Sproule(9) & Dean Shiels(7) may have something to say about that though.

The FULL Moroccan Olympic Squad is as follows:

1. Rachid Hamdani AS Nancy (France).
2. Rachid Tiberkanine Bayern Leverkusen (Germany)
3. Brahim El Bahri FAR.
4. Youssef Rabeh FAR.
5. Abdessalam Benjelloun FC Hibernian (Scotland).
6. Nabil El Zhar FC Liverpool.(England)
7. Hakim Bounadi FC Sochaux. (France)
8. Salaheddine Sbai FC Tubize (Belgium).
9. Chakib Benzoukane KACM.
10. Hicham El Amrani KACM.
11. Adil Chihi FC Koln (Germany).
12. Amine Bourkadi MAS.
13. Abderrahmane Mssassi MAS.
14. Anas Zniti MAS.
15. Mohamed Berrabeh MCO.
16. Soufian Benzouine Racing Santander (Spain).
17. Adil Hermach RC Lens (France).
18. Said Fatah RCA.
19. Mouhcine Iajour RCA.
20. Zakaria Jaouhari RCA.
21. Karim El Ahmadi FC Twente (Holland).
22. Mourad Atta WAC.
23. Nabil Dirar Westerlo (Belgium)

Well doen Benji!