Tag: Morocco

Home » Morocco
2022 World Cup: FIFA opens proceedings against Argentina and Croatia
Post

2022 World Cup: FIFA opens proceedings against Argentina and Croatia

FIFA announced on Friday that it had opened two procedures: one against Argentina, following the World Cup final against Franceand the other against Croatia, on the sidelines of their match for 3rd place against Morocco. The international body accuses the South Americans of breaches of articles 11 (offensive behavior and violation of the principles of...

Morocco will not be present at CHAN
Post

Morocco will not be present at CHAN

In a statement on its website, the Moroccan Football Federation confirmed that it would not participate in the African Nations Championship which will start tomorrow. Since August 2021 and geopolitical tensions between the two countries, Moroccan planes have been prohibited from flying over Algerian territory. According to the FRMF, an agreement in principle was reached...

Patrice Motsepe, the president of CAF, sees an African selection in the final of the World Cup in 2026
Post

Patrice Motsepe, the president of CAF, sees an African selection in the final of the World Cup in 2026

Patrice Motsepe, the president of the African Football Confederation (CAF), declared this Wednesday in press conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, “to be convinced that a selection from the continent can reach the final of the World Cup in 2026”. The South African leader added: “Morocco opened the door by reaching the semi-finals a few days...

Croatia, a great footballing nation since 1998
Post

Croatia, a great footballing nation since 1998

If the bronze medal is always a delight for Olympic athletes, it has often seemed to be shunned in football by the selections that win third place in the World Cup. Because the dream of the final was already over and nothing means more to a footballer than the World Cup trophy. However, Saturday evening...

Zlatko Dalic (Croatia) before the duel for 3rd place: “A game of the utmost importance”
Post

Zlatko Dalic (Croatia) before the duel for 3rd place: “A game of the utmost importance”

Defeated Tuesday by Argentina in semi-final (0-3), the Croats are tired by the repetition of the efforts. They also deplore the injuries of midfielder Marcelo Brozovic and right-back Josip Juranovic, but they remain very motivated before playing for third place in the World Cup on Saturday (4 p.m.) against Morocco. “Things have changed since (1998)...

The Club World Cup will be played at 32 from 2025
Post

The Club World Cup will be played at 32 from 2025

The 2025 Club World Cup will feature 32 teams, making the format similar to the current World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Friday. The tournament will take place in March, and will be organized with groups of four teams from different confederations. The decision was taken by the FIFA Council after its meeting...

Walid Regragui before the Croatia-Morocco small final: “A first for an African team”
Post

Walid Regragui before the Croatia-Morocco small final: “A first for an African team”

Despite their defeat Wednesday evening in the semi-final against France, Moroccans returned with pride to their historic journey. “ Morocco may not have reached the World Cup final, but players and fans can be proud to leave Qatar after playing seven matches, a first for an African nation”said coach Walid Regragui on Friday. Moroccans’ World...

Andrej Kramaric (Croatia): “A historic match”
Post

Andrej Kramaric (Croatia): “A historic match”

Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric before the World Cup third-place game against Morocco : “When I think back to my youth, I remember 1998. We can’t forget it. The victory against the Netherlands was a really huge game, very important for the history of Croatian football. Now we are in this situation, so it is a...