On Monday morning, former national football team star Abdel Rahim Wakili died at the age of 53. His death caused great sadness among the stadium’s fans and a number of his sports friends.
In a statement, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation mourned the death of Al-Marhali, and the statement said: “The Royal Moroccan Football Federation, in the person of its president, Mr. Fawzi Lakjaa, on his own behalf and on behalf of the administrative office, extends its sincere condolences to the members of the family of the former Moroccan international, the late Abdul Rahim Al-Wakili, and through it to all his family and loved ones, as well as the national football family, in this great loss.”
The late Abdul Rahim Al-Wakili previously carried the national team’s jersey in the nineties of the last century, where he participated in the 1998 World Cup. He also played for Al-Fateh Sports Club before playing alongside many teams in the German League.
The late Wakili began his football career with the German club TGMSV, with which he played for one season (1993-1994), after which he joined Mainz 05, which was next to him in the period between 1994 and 1997, where he played 97 matches with them, scoring 27 goals, before moving to 1860 Munich. He played with him for two years and scored 6 goals out of the 40 matches he played with his shirt.
The late player played 12 matches with the national team, of which he scored two goals, before he left us for the abode of survival, leaving behind the love of the Moroccan fans for him inside and outside the homeland.