And as in 1977, it was the late Abdellatif Beggar who scored the only goal of the match, and offered Raja his third title in the competition. Then, Lotto is the equipment supplier of the club from 2008 to 2013, then Adidas takes over again until 2017. Après une saison en demi-teinte, les rumeurs concernant son départ persistent toujours. As Père Jégo wanted, the mythic figure of the history of the club, the eagle has been the club's emblem and mascot since its creation. They also hold the Moroccan record of two wins in the CAF Cup/Confederation Cup and CAF Super Cup ,CAF's secondary and tertiary club competitions. Ultras Green-Boys 05 (First Ultras In Morocco), This page was last edited on 18 December 2020, at 19:50. The team's forward Moussa Hanoune was crowned as the league's top scorer with 22 goals, a record at the time. In 1988, the club won its first League title, while the twelfth and most recent was in 2020. MAROC, 28 aoû. In 1996, Raja won 5–1 in the quarter-finals of the 1995–96 Coupe du Trône; this score is the highest between the two rivals. Ronaldo Lewando. After a draw (0–0) in Casablanca, Walter Meeuws' men were defeated in Cairo (0–1). The achievement becomes one of the greatest exploits in the history of Moroccan, African and Arab football. Raja Club Athletic (abbreviated to Raja CA or RCA) was founded on 20 March 1949 by the Moroccan resistance and more particularly by the honorary president Moulay Sassi Ben Ahmed El Alaoui Aboudarka and the heads of the Moroccan unions, in particular the first president of the Moroccan Workers' Union, Mahjoub Ben Seddik, as well as the former president of the Union of Arab Lawyers and ex-prime minister Mohamed Maâti Bouabid. Journal d'information sportive en ligne, Athlet.org (France) offre à ses visiteurs un panorama complet de l'actualité. In the second leg of the 1999 Champions League final, and after a draw at Stade Père Jégo (0–0), Fulloné's men face Espérance Sportive de Tunis at Stade El Menzah. He then eliminated Rachad Bernoussi in the semi-finals (3–0) before defeating ASFAR in the final with a goal scored by Jrindou in the 119th minute. The match took place on 11 January 1993 at the El Harti Stadium in Marrakech and Olympique managed to beat Raja another time in the final with a score of 1–0. The following season, Raja finished second 8 points behind Kawkab Marrakech, and managed to climb to the Throne cup final face Olympique de Casablanca again. In the 1990s, this rivalry experienced a big decline because of the crushing superiority of Raja, which widely dominated all his rivals during this period, it is in the 2000s, exactly in 2005 that the Raja-ASFAR rivalry took a new breath and regained a lot of intensity, when the ASFAR have gained the title after beating Raja at Mohammed V stadium in the last day of the Botola. [7] The animal's charisma is very representative of the history of the club, Raja was able to fly over the opponents despite the constraints. Excédés de ne pas recevoir leurs primes, les joueurs du Raja ont refusé de s'entraîner ce matin, … While Iajour is crowned top scorer iof the league with 19 goals. The Greens finally manage to win their first championship title after 39 years. During a match played in the Stade Mohammed V on 28 July 1974, Raja led by coach Mohammed Tibari, wins the cup against MAS thanks to the goal of El Arabi (1–0). Most popular club in the country,[3] and designated by MARCA as the most popular of the continent,[4] Raja has long-standing rivalries with certain teams, so as Wydad AC, this intense confrontation between the two teams is known as the Casablanca Derby. The first leg in Kuwait ended in a 1–1 draw. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. • Tribune d'honneur : a program that welcomes members of the club committee. A program called 'Raja Café' was broadcast live every Monday on Radio Mars and another program called 'La Voix du Raja' is aired on Radio MFM. • Raja is the only Moroccan club to have occupied a place in the annual ranking of the best 10 clubs in the world [ref. Le président avait auparavant promis de régler tous les arriérés ce mois de novembre, mais rien n’a été fait. On 14 March 1982 at the Stade Roches Noires in Casablanca, the final of the Throne Cup was played between Raja and the Renaissance of Kenitra. On November 8, despite their victory over Manning Rangers (2–1), the Greens Eagles were eliminated from the semi-finals of the 1998 Champions League, finishing 3rd in their group behind Manning Rangers and the future champions, ASEC Abidjan. Classic match between Raja CA and ASFAR. Since 1949, Raja has always had a reputation of being a team of artists playing to have fun and enjoy The Beautiful Game. In 1982–1983, the Raja again finished fifth in the championship, and reached the final of the Throne Cup for the second time in a row, this time against the Olympique de Casablanca. Reinforcing the squad with a few old and young players, Raja returns to lift the national trophy after 5 years. Therefore, they took their revenge after the 2013 edition which saw the victory of their opponents on penalties also. After the independence of Morocco in 1956, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation is created and therefore replaces one of the twenty-two leagues of the French Football Federation during the time of the French Protectorate which was called Ligue du Maroc de Football. The team finished the 1966–1967 season in third place in the championship with 65 points, while Raja's and the national team striker Houmane Jarir finished top scorer with 18 goals. He was also the African champion this year by winning his third Champions League. • L'oulad: Invitation of current team players to bring them closer to the supporters. The supporters of Raja Casablanca are distributed in 2 ultras: Through its foundation created in 2013, Raja carries out actions of general interest dedicated to children and young people to support them towards success, make them discover sport and its values and finally participate in the realization of their dreams by supporting d 'other associations. It was the third consecutive coronation of the Merrakchis in the competition, and the first defeat in the Raja final. In 1990, Raja entered into his first sponsorship deal with Chimicolor, making him the first Moroccan club to display a sponsor on his jersey. The team finishes the championship in 2nd position, with a total a total of 61 games played (all competitions) this season, also a record for a Moroccan team. required] established by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) in 2000. • Following its excellent performances at the 2000 Club World Cup, Raja is in 10th place in the ranking, at the head of African clubs. These colors were used since the team's first matches in 1949. Raja finished second in the 1985–1986 championship, behind his rival Wydad AC, who edged him 2 points on the last day. Raja was ranked by FIFA in 10th place in the classification of the best clubs in the world after the team's performances at the 2000 Clubs World Cup. As a result, Raja did not win any national trophy until the 1974 Throne Cup, the first league title was gained in 1988, which was quickly followed by the Champions League in 1989, not to mention the famous 1959–60 championship refused to Raja and the 2 Throne cups finals lost in 1965 and 1968. First African and Arab team to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup (2000). Raja were crowned Champions of Morocco with 7 points ahead of his runner-up, adding a 10 league titles star on the badge. This last game where Raja made a memorable performance against the Club of the Century, but lost on a late goal of Geremi, offers the team huge admiration by the press and warm cheers by the public present at the Estádio do Morumbi. Nowadays, Raja is the 5th most crowned club in Africa with 8 titles in official competitions. The kit of the club in the 1990s. By this agreement, the club opens the doors of its structures by authorizing the enrollment of a significant number of children and adolescents in its various sports disciplines and by providing them with the uniform and equipment necessary for the practice of their favorite sport. From Dolmy, we will keep the image of this excellent No. Le Raja Casablanca a dominé la première période grâce aux buts de Raki Issam (29e sur pénalty) et Benhalib Mahmoud (33e, 37e). Raja is the first Arab and African club to qualify for the Club World Championship, organized in Brazil. It's the first loss of a Champions League final, after their victories in 1989, 1997 and 1999. At the end of the 2002–2003 championship, the team finished in the second position 2 points behind Hassania Agadir. After a large wave of protest, President Abdesalam Hanat resigns from his post and a general assembly is scheduled for June 2012. En tout cas, les joueurs ne l’entendent pas de cette oreille et menacent de prolonger la grève. In 2008–2009, the club separated from Jean-Yves Chay and replaced him with Portuguese José Romão. He then qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition by defeating ASEC Mimosas, after the match was played in single phase in Casablanca because of Second Ivorian Civil War. On 6 April, and after a long standoff with club members, Said Hasbane gave in to popular pressure and resigned from his duties. Raja beat the finalists of the Europa League and Copa del Rey 3–1 (Mouhcine Moutouali, Adil Karrouchy and Mouhcine Iajour), then loses in Tangier against FC Barcelona of Lionel Messi with the highest score conceded in the history of the team 8–0. Following this, Raja participates in the 1989 African Cup of Clubs, the Eagles of Rabah Saâdane wrap up this edition by winning in the final against the Algerian side of MC Oran on penalties after a cumulative score of 1–1. On 28 January, 2 days after the defeat against Étoile Sportive du Sahel at Stade Moulay-Abdallah (0–2) in the quarter-finals of the Arab Clubs Champions Cup, and following the poor performance of the team, the Raja dismisses Juan Carlos Garrido and appoint his assistant Youssef Safri as interim coach, with Bouchaib El Moubarki as an assistant coach until further notice. After several attempts to find a name for the club, a draw between the names of Raja and Fath, allowed the name Raja, picked three consecutive times, to be chosen. Le 24 juillet, Le Raja trouve un accord avec le Zamalek SC, pour s'offrir les services de l'international marocain Hamid Ahaddad, sous forme de prêt d'une durée d'un an [17]. Mohamed V Stadium was called the Marcel Cerdan stadium in 1955–56 and the Honnor stadium in 1956–81. The team have played 27 finals in major competitions and won 30 trophies, including 20 national titles and 10 international titles. Comes after that the Moroccan bank of Africa and the East (BMAO) and ODEP 'known today as MarsaMaroc'. The Green Eagles won this competition for the first time and also won the first title in their history. to get to the final, a stage never reached by an Arab or a North African team. Monterrey (2–1) and Atlético Mineiro (3–1). On 16 September 2019, Raja launched 'Radio Raja' project in order to bring the public closer to news, events and developments concerning their club. The shots on goal offered the qualification to the Senegalese team (5–4). Raja CA is the first Arab and African team to participate in the Club World Cup. The club is chaired by Jawad Ziyat since 13 September 2018, succeeding to the provisional committee of Mohamed Aouzal who led Raja CA for 5 months after the departure of the controversial Said Hasbane. Domestically, the club has won twelve League titles, and eight Throne Cups. Par Admin La Fédération chinoise de football (CFA) a annoncé qu’elle allait plafonner à 3 millions d’euros annuels les salaires des joueurs étrangers dans les championnats nationaux, ce qui devrait fortement limiter l’arrivée de stars du ballon rond. On 14 December 1997, and after losing the first leg against Ashanti Gold S.C. (1–0), the Green Eagles won their second Champions League title, first edition under this new name, on penalties after winning the match (1–0) thanks to Nazir's goal in the 79th minute. Raja's first trophy was the Throne Cup, in 1974. A la 89 ème minute de jeu, un drame a failli se produire quand Badr Banoune s’est blessé à la tête, lors d’un duel aérien avec un joueur du FUS. MAROC, 17 avr. He naturally stands out as one of the club's emblems and mascots for many years. On 25 April, the Green Eagles are eliminated from the knockout stages of the Champions League. On social networks, Rajaouis are very active, there are hundreds of fan pages and channels on all social networks, reporting various photos, videos and news of the club. Raja was eliminated in the first round after three losses against Corinthians (0-2), Al Nassr FC (3-4) and Real Madrid (2-3), this last game where, despite the defeat, Raja made an amazing performance against the club of the 20th century, and lost on a late goal by Geremi, and was highly acclaimed by the public present at the Morumbi Stadium. On 16 September 1996, Raja lost the final of the 1996 Arab Club Champions Cup, organized in Egypt, against Al Ahly SC at the Cairo International Stadium with a score of 3–1. As well, the seats in the stands, the sanitary facilities and athletics track were all replaced. Voici le top 8 des plus hauts salaires de la Botola Maroc Telecom D1. Le Raja de Casablanca débute les préparations pour la prochaine saison sur fond de tensions. Ce n'est pas une surprise, les joueurs les mieux rémunérés du championnat marocain appartiennent aux deux mastodontes de la capitale économique, le Raja et le Wydad Casablanca. The Greens eliminated Auckland City (2–1), C.F. The penalty was finally stopped by Mustapha Chadli, and with 10 players on the pitch, the game stayed goalless (0–0). Fakhir resigned from his job, because of the absence of the chairmen and the severe crisis that the club has encountered since the start of the season. Former Raja President Mohamed Aouzal is responsible for setting up a provisional committee to run the club until the end of the season. On 30 January, Raja announces the designation Patrice Carteron as new coach with a renewable contract of one year, he declares "An immense pride to join a club as emblematic as Raja, with the best public in Africa and one of the best in the world.". In 2000, Raja was placed by FIFA in 10th place in the ranking of the best clubs in the world after their performances at the 2000 Clubs World Cup, and was ranked by CAF in the 3rd place of the best African clubs of the 20th century, after Al Ahly SC and Zamalek SC. In the 88th minute, Wydad scores a second goal which allows him to move ahead in the standings, before Hafidi returning again in the 90th minute on a service from Mouhcine Moutouali and scores the second goal which crowns Raja as champion of Morocco of 2020.