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Tension between Real Madrid and Inter Milan over Hakimi

Inter Milan are one of the clubs hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis. Discussions are even underway in Italy to urgently sell the club to the British private equity firm BC Partners. And the impact of this crisis means that first-team players are not even getting paid. This situation also …

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Ottman Azaitar fired from UFC for breaking health protocol

Big blow for Ottman Azaitar. The Moroccan was fired from the UFC after breaking coronavirus safety protocol in Abu Dhabi. Ottman Azaitar was due to compete in UFC 257 on Saturday against Matt Frevola, but in official weigh-ins on Friday it was announced he had been withdrawn from the fight. …

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Morocco to host 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

The executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has designated Morocco as the host country of the Women’s African Cup of Natins 2022, after the cancellation of the 2020 edition due to the spread of the pandemic of new coronavirus. This decision was taken at the end of …

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Kylian Mbappé in Marrakech for the Christmas holidays

Like many world football stars, French international Kylian Mbappé has chosen the destination of Marrakech to rest. The coronavirus health crisis did not prevent the PSG striker from spending his holiday season in the red city. The Parisian star intends to take advantage of this short break, to give himself …

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Morocco to host first World Beach Korfball Championship 2021

The IKF is extremely happy to announce that the first “IKF World Beach Korfball Championship” will be held this summer in Nador, Morocco. The event will take place on 30th and 31st July 2021, pending a controlled Corona-19 situation. Subscription is open to all countries around the world. The successful …

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Badr Hari loses his fight against Benjamin Adegbuyi

Badr Hari’s return will not have happened. The Moroccan kickboxer lost against Romanian Benjamin Adegbuyi in the Glory76 which took place without an audience yesterday in Amsterdam. He had promised the knockout in the first round, he will not have obtained it. After two rounds won with difficulty on points, …

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Abderrazak Hamdallah named AFC 2020 top scorer

Moroccan player Abderrazak Hamdallah, striker for Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr club, won the 2020 AFC Champions League top scorer award, after finishing the tournament with 7 goals. With this dedication, Hamdallah became the first Moroccan player to win the AFC Champions League top scorer award. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said …

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Morocco climbs to 35th place in FIFA rankings

The Moroccan national football team climbed four places in the FIFA world rankings released on Thursday, from 39th position to 35th. With a total of 1474 points, the Atlas Lions occupy the 4th position at the African level, tied with Nigeria (35th, 1474), and behind Senegal (20th, 1558), Tunisia (26th, …

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Morocco to participate in 2021 Arab Cup in Qatar

Morocco is one of 22 national teams from the Arab world who have registered to participate in the FIFA Arab Cup. During a visit to Lusail Stadium on Tuesday, FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed that the first national teams from 22 Arab countries including Morocco have registered to participate in …

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Coronavirus: Adel Taarabt tested positive

Morocco international Adel Taarabt, 31, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The number of Atlas Lions infected with Covid-19 during the double confrontation with the Central African Republic is growing. After Youssef El Arabi, Yassine Bounou, Romain Saïss and Nayef Aguerd, Adel is declared, Tuesday, positive for the coronavirus. His …

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