HRH Prince Moulay Rachid brings glorious spirit to the Throne Cup
Rabat, November 5, 2006 – His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid presided on Sunday over the soccer Throne Cup final. The second in line to the throne made an unsurprised visit to the Prince Moulay Abdellah sport complex.
His Royal Highness, a long time devotee of the most treasured sport in Morocco, was the picture of pride as he was hosting the exclusive soccer Throne Cup final. Soccer, the national sport generates extraordinary passion among millions of Moroccan people and the games are always incredible events with the Prince’s audience.
His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid is virtually the only member of the royal family to have evinced deep interest in the national game and is always on hand to support Moroccan soccer. His Royal Highness took his time to meet with the players, the coaches, the referee and other soccer enthusiasts.
All eyes were on the gracious 36-year-old popular royal, as His Royal Highness at the end of the match, handed the trophy to captain Abdessamad Ouarrad of Olympique de Khouribga. Olympique de Khouribga won over Hassania d'Agadir scoring 1-0.
Prince's enthusiasm for soccer is well known and is proven a great asset to Morocco. The soccer gatherings not only showcase itself in a historical and cultural dimension, but also exceed the messages of peace, tolerance and friendship.