National coach Vahid Halilhodzic called on players Omar El Kaddouri, Nayef Aguerd, Abdelkrim Baadi and Walid El Karty to join the Atlas Lions preparation camp.
These four elements will join the national team, which begins Monday, a training course behind closed doors in Rabat, said a statement from the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF).
The matches against Libya and Gabon respectively on October 11 (at the Stade d’Honneur d’Oujda/7:00 pm) and October 15 (at the Grand Stade de Tangier/8:00 pm) are used to prepare the Atlas Lions for the playoffs of the AfCON 2021, said the same source.
Recall also that the Moroccan international, Roman Saiss was injured tendon Sunday during the match between his club Wolverhampton in Manchester City on behalf of the 8th day of the Premier League.
The defender, summoned by national coach Vahid Halilhozidc for the Atlas Lions’ next two friendly games, left the field in the 13th minute, giving up his seat to Ryan Bennett. The nature of his injury and the length of his absence have not yet been communicated.
According to the Atlas Lions website, the Bosnian coach urgently summoned HUSA player Abdelkrim Baadi to replace Romain Saiss.