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2015–16 Botola

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Season  2015–16
Confederation Cup  IR Tanger
Champion  Fath Union Sport
Goals scored  501
Relegated  MC Oujda, MAS Fez
Champions  FUS Rabat
Dates  5 Sep 2015 – 15 Apr 2016
Location  Morocco
Matches played  240
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Champions League  FUS Rabat Wydad Casablanca
Top goalscorer  Mahdi Naghmi (12 Goals)
Biggest home win  HUSA 5–1 KAC RCA 5–1 HUSA
Similar  2015–16 Algerian Ligue Pro, 2009–10 Botola, 2015 Girabola, 2015 SLeague

The 2015–16 Botola, also known as Botola Maroc Telecom for sponsorship reasons, is the 59th season of the Premier League, the top Moroccan professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1915. The fixtures were announced on 22 July 2015. The season started on 5 September 2015 and is scheduled to conclude on 15 April 2016.


Wydad came into the season as defending champions of the 2014–15 season. Ittihad Tanja and MC Oujda entered as the two promoted teams from the 2014–15 GNF 2.

On June 5th 2015, FUS Rabat won the football championship after a 4-2 victory against Mouloudia D'Oujda. The FUS Rabat club won the championship for the first time after being runner-up to the title for 5 previous times.


A total of 16 teams compete in the league, including 14 sides from the 2014–15 season and two promoted from the 2014–15 GNF 2. On 25 April 2015, Tanger became the first Championship side to be promoted following their 1–0 win over AS Salé. On the final day of the season, MC Oujda got promoted to the top flight.

The two promoted clubs replaced Chabab Atlas Khenifra and Ittihad Khemisset.

Personnel and kits

  • 1 According to current revision of List of Moroccan Football League managers
  • Additionally, referee kits are made by Adidas.
  • Maroc Telecom is a sponsor for all the league's teams.
  • League table

    Updated to games played on 4 June 2016.
    Source: Botola Pro
    Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
    (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
    Only applicable when the season is not finished:
    (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

    Result table

    Updated to games played on 4 June 2016.
    Source: Botola Pro
    ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
    Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

    Top scorers

    As of 4 June 2016.


    4 Player scored four goals
    5 Player scored five goals
    (H) - Home ; (A) - Away


    2015–16 Botola Wikipedia

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