Rachid Ben Mahmoud, assistant to national voter Walid Regragui, stole the spotlight during the recent competitions played by the national elements, as he is considered an important element within the Lions team, and some consider him the coach’s box of secrets.
Ben Mahmoud and his sense of humor among the players
Ben Mahmoud is distinguished by his sense of humor, according to what appeared in a group of videos that document the way he deals with players during training sessions, especially with Moroccan international Hakim Ziyech, with whom he has a good and distinguished relationship. He is credited with erasing the negative image of the player’s personality and the difficulty of communicating with him. .
The harmony of the assistant and the coach
Ben Mahmoud left a special imprint on the players and the crew accompanying them, and also on the captain of the Lions, as the great harmony between him and Regragui appeared since the first match in the World Cup in Qatar, which sparked great praise from the football fans who noted this interaction and considered it necessary among the national team crew. .
Shine stations in Mahmoud
The beginning of Ben Mahmoud’s football career was with Youssoufia Rabat Club, which lasted for 3 years from 1986 to 1989, where he was a midfielder. After that, he moved to Al-Qard Al-Fellahi Club, and played with them for four seasons, until the year 1993, when he moved to Al-Fath Rabat Club on loan. For only one season, then he returned in 1994 to Al-Qard Al-Fellahi Club, and continued with them until 1996.
Ben Mahmoud played professionally in the Qatari League, where he joined Al Rayyan Club during the 1996/1997 season, and then moved to the UAE’s Shabab Al Ahly Dubai team in 1998, after signing a contract with them on a free-lance basis, and he continued to play until 2003.
Rashid bin Mahmoud ended his football career in 2005 after spending a period at Dibba Al Hisn Sports Club in the UAE second division league.
Ben Mahmoud’s name shines in the world of training
Ben Mahmoud was able to enter the world of football coaching, and obtained accredited training certificates in this field, in addition to working alongside senior coaches. He initially emerged when he worked as assistant coach of Wydad Casablanca club, Hussein Amouta, who accompanied him in many matches, and the German coach. Winfried Schäfer inside the UAE club Al-Ahly, and former national voter Rashid Al-Taousi.