Younes Khattabi

Catalans Dragons Rugby league positions France national rugby league team

Younes Khattabi
Younes Khattabi.jpg
Personal information
Born (1984-03-28) 28 March 1984 (age 36)
Rabat, Morocco
Playing information
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
PositionWing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006–08 Catalans Dragons 32 11 0 0 44
2008–11 RC Capentras XIII 36 23 0 0 92
2011–13 So Avignon 33 13 0 0 52
2013 AS Carcassonne 12 7 0 0 28
Total 113 54 0 0 216
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–13 France 2 0 0 0 0
2009 Morocco 1 1 0 0 4
Source: [1][2]

Younes Khattabi (born 28 March 1984) is a Moroccan rugby league footballer who plays as a wing or centre for US Entraigues XIII in the Elite Two Championship. He previously played for SO Avignon and the Catalans Dragons in the Super League. He is notable for scoring the first try for the Catalans Dragons in the 2007 Challenge Cup Final against St. Helens, thus becoming the first Muslim to score a try at Wembley Stadium.[3]

Background

Khattabi was born in Rabat, Morocco.

International career

Khattabi represented Morocco in a 2009 RLEF Euro Med Challenge match against Catalonia. He scored a try in the 29-6 win.

Khattabi represented France in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

References

  1. ^ loverugbyleague
  2. ^ Rugby League Project stats
  3. ^ "Showpiece sacrificed to success at Saints gear up for the double". The Guardian. 27 August 2007.