The legendary forward was held up as the man to emulate for young Moroccan players. Work hard, take the risk to go abroad and try rugby at a higher level, and maybe you could do what Benazzi did. I was young and focused on the rugby.”So what was is it like for a North African in French rugby? If you come and take someone’s place and do better than a French guy, sometimes they don’t accept it. “I have some Tunisian friends who came for rugby, some Moroccans.
Source: The North Africa Journal December 07, 2017 08:15 UTC