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FIFA: Morocco 34th in the world ranking

Morocco lost a place in the world ranking of football teams for the month of April, released this week by FIFA, now in 34th position. The Atlas Lions total 1479.32 points. They occupy 5th place at the continental level behind Senegal (1542.45 pts), Tunisia (1512.88 pts), Nigeria (1487.16) and Algeria …

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Rico Verhoeven’s condition to grant Badr Hari revenge

Glory World Series heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven has spoken of the possibility of granting rematch to Moroccan fighter Badr Hari. The latter had said that he now knows all of the Dutchman’s weak points. While on Dutch television, Rico was asked about Badr Hari’s latest statements. “Does he know my …

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UFC gives Ottman Azaitar a second chance after firing him

Good news for Ottman Azaitar. The Moroccan will ultimately stay at the UFC after being fired in January for breaking coronavirus safety protocol in Abu Dhabi. UFC President Dana White said he decided to give Ottman Azaitar a “second chance” after the latter was permanently banned for “a recent violation …

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Bounou, Munir and En-Nesyri make Morocco proud at Sevilla FC

Thanks to Bounou, Munir and En-Nesyri, three Moroccan internationals, Sevilla FC has strengthened its presence in the Maghreb and among Moroccans on social networks. Already, 28% of his subscribers on his YouTube page come from this region, of which 6% are Moroccans. Because of Morocco’s remarkable presence in the Sevilla …

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FIFA President to visit Morocco on February 24 and 25

The President of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino will pay an official working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco on February 24 and 25, 2021. This visit is part of the consolidation of the strong existing relations between FIFA and the officials of the FRMF. It also aims …

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FIFA Ranking: Morocco climbs to 33rd worldwide

The Moroccan football selection has won two places in the new ranking of the International Football Federation (FIFA), published Thursday, now ranking 33rd in the world. Morocco, winner of AfCON (African Cup Of Nations for local players), and Mali (54th, up 3), finalist, sign the best progressions, writes the world …

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Youssef En-Nesyri could sign with AC Milan or AS Roma

After securing the services of the 23-year-old Moroccan striker, Youssef En-Nesyri, a year ago, for an amount of 20 million euros, Sevilla FC could be forced to part with him in favor AC Milan or AS Roma. Milan are interested in Youssef En-Nesyri to strengthen his team which participates in …

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Futsal World Ranking: Morocco climbs to 20th place

The Moroccan futsal selection continues its ascent, moving from 21st place to 20th place in the world. According to the Royal Moroccan Football Federation, which quotes the latest Futsal World Ranking recognized by Fifa, the Atlas Lions still place first at the African level. Morocco is thus classified between Belarus …

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UFC: Abu Azaitar suspended for 7 months

After Ottman Azzaitar was excluded from the UFC, another decision fell, this time involving his older brother Abu Azaitar. The US Anti-Doping Agency USADA suspended the fighter for 7 months, starting August 25, after four positive tests for tamoxifen. The Moroccan fighter was able to prove that the substance had …

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Munir El Haddadi officially joins the Moroccan national team

After several months of suspense and wait, Munir El Haddadi obtained, green light from Fifa to play in the Moroccan football team. The Lekjaa reform, according to the wishes formulated by several players in the sports world, established more flexible conditions for changing nationality. Munir El Haddadi and Vahid Halilhodzic …

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