Morocco National Team 2022 FIFA World Cup

by John Max Fri Jun,2022
Morocco National Team 2022 FIFA World Cup

The Morroco National Team is one of the North African nations that qualified for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. As of 2022, Morroco retains 24 spots in the World FIFA ranking with 1552 points. They are also well known by the name "Atlas Lions." It represents men's football in world football and is handled by the Morrocan Football Federation (FRMF). Atlas Lions is in Group F with giant countries like Croatia, Belgium, and Canada.

The team has succeeded in multiple titles, including African Nations Championship in 2018 and 2020, Mediterranean Games in 1983 and 2013, Pan Arab Games in 1961 and 1976, etc. Morroco was the first and only African and Arab nation to reach the group's top at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. As of today, the Morroca national team has participated in the 6th World Cup since 1970.

Likewise, they have also appeared in different contests such as the Africa Cup of Nations, Arab Cup, and African Nations Championship. Some of their historical rivals are mainly Algeria, Tunisia, and Egypt. Presently, the Morroco squad is handled by the Head Coach, Walid Regragui, and Romain Saiss is the team's captain. With 36 international goals, striker Ahmed Faras is the all-time leading goal scorer with 36 goals, whereas Noureddine Naybet is the most capped Morrocan player earning 115 caps.

List of the players called up for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

Goalkeeper

Yassine Bounou (Goalkeeper)

Munir El Kajoui(Goalkeeper)

Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti(Goalkeeper)

Defender

Nayef Aguerd(Defender)

Yahia Attiyat Allah(Defender)

Badr Benoun(Defender)

Achraf Dari(Defender)

Jawad El Yamiq(Defender)

Achraf Hakimi(Defender)

Noussair Mazraoui (Defender)

Romain Saiss(C) (Defender)

Midfielder

Sofyan Amrabat(Midfielder)

Selim Amallah(Midfielder)

Yahya Jabrane(Midfielder)

Azzedine Ounahi(Midfielder)

Abdelhamid Sabiri (Midfielder)

Bilal El Khannous (Midfielder)

Forward

Zakaria Aboukhlal(Forward)

Sofiane Boufal (Forward)

Ilias Chair(Forward)

Walid Cheddira (Forward)

Youssef En-Nesyri(Forward)

Amine Harit(Forward)

Hakim Ziyech (Forward)

Abde Ezzalzouli (Forward)

Abderrazak Hamdallah (Forward)

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