Morocco

MAR

 


 

Morocco
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) أُسُود الأطلس / Igrzamn n Atlasi
(Atlas Lions)
Association Fédération
Royale Marocaine de Football
(FRMF)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation UNAF (North Africa)
Head coach Hervé Renard
Captain Medhi Benatia
Most caps Abdelmajid Dolmy (142)
Top scorer Ahmed Faras (42)
Home stadium Stade de Marrakech, Marrakech
Stade Adrar, Agadir
FIFA code MAR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 42 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest 10 (April 1998)
Lowest 95 (September 2010)
Elo ranking
Current 41 Steady (14 May 2018)
Highest 17 (December 1998)
Lowest 81 (May 2013)
First international
 Morocco 3–3 Iraq 
(BeirutLebanon; 19 October 1957)
Biggest win
 Morocco 13–1 Saudi Arabia 
(CasablancaMorocco; 6 September 1961)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 6–0 Morocco 
(TokyoJapan; 11 October 1964)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (first in 1970)
Best result Round of 16, 1986
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 16 (first in 1972)
Best result Champions, 1976

 


 

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The following 23 players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as the friendly matches against  Ukraine,  Slovakia and  Estonia on 30 May, 4 June and 9 June 2018 respectively.
Caps and goals correct as of: 27 March 2018, after the match against Uzbekistan.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Munir Mohamedi 10 May 1989 (age 29) 25 0 Spain Numancia
GK Yassine Bounou 5 April 1991 (age 27) 10 0 Spain Girona
GK Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti 5 April 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Morocco IR Tanger

DF Medhi Benatia (Captain) 17 April 1987 (age 31) 54 2 Italy Juventus
DF Nabil Dirar 25 February 1986 (age 32) 34 3 Turkey Fenerbahçe
DF Manuel da Costa 6 May 1986 (age 32) 25 1 Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
DF Romain Saïss 26 March 1990 (age 28) 21 1 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
DF Hamza Mendyl 21 October 1997 (age 20) 11 0 France Lille
DF Badr Banoun 30 September 1993 (age 24) 9 1 Morocco Raja Casablanca
DF Achraf Hakimi 4 November 1998 (age 19) 7 1 Spain Real Madrid

MF Mbark Boussoufa (Vice-captain) 15 August 1984 (age 33) 56 7 United Arab Emirates Al-Jazira
MF Karim El Ahmadi 27 January 1985 (age 33) 48 1 Netherlands Feyenoord
MF Younès Belhanda 25 February 1990 (age 28) 44 3 Turkey Galatasaray
MF Nordin Amrabat 31 March 1987 (age 31) 41 4 Spain Leganés
MF Fayçal Fajr 1 August 1988 (age 29) 21 2 Spain Getafe
MF Mehdi Carcela-González 1 July 1989 (age 28) 19 1 Belgium Standard Liège
MF Hakim Ziyech 19 March 1993 (age 25) 15 8 Netherlands Ajax
MF Youssef Aït Bennasser 7 July 1996 (age 21) 11 0 France Caen
MF Sofyan Amrabat 21 August 1996 (age 21) 4 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
MF Amine Harit 18 June 1997 (age 20) 3 0 Germany Schalke 04

FW Khalid Boutaïb 24 April 1987 (age 31) 15 7 Turkey Yeni Malatyaspor
FW Aziz Bouhaddouz 29 January 1987 (age 31) 13 3 Germany St. Pauli
FW Ayoub El Kaabi 26 June 1993 (age 24) 8 10 Morocco RS Berkane

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Yassine El Kharroubi 29 March 1990 (age 28) 2 0 Morocco Wydad Casablanca v.  Mali, 5 September 2017

DF Oualid El Hajjam 19 February 1991 (age 27) 1 0 France Amiens 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Mohamed Nahiri 29 October 1990 (age 27) 11 0 Morocco Wydad Casablanca v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
DF Fouad Chafik 16 October 1986 (age 31) 10 0 France Dijon v.  Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017
DF Jawad El Yamiq 29 February 1992 (age 26) 13 4 Italy Genoa v.  Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017 PRE
DF Sofiane Alakouch 29 July 1998 (age 19) 0 0 France Nîmes v.  Mali, 5 September 2017
DF Amine Khammas 6 April 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Belgium Genk v.  Mali, 5 September 2017
DF Zouhair Feddal 1 January 1989 (age 29) 14 0 Spain Betis v.  Cameroon, 10 June 2017
DF Abdelhamid El Kaoutari 17 March 1990 (age 28) 13 0 Morocco Wydad Casablanca v.  Cameroon, 10 June 2017

MF Noussair Mazraoui 14 November 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Netherlands Ajax 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Sofiane Boufal 17 September 1993 (age 24) 6 0 England Southampton v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
MF Salaheddine Saidi 6 February 1987 (age 31) 6 0 Morocco Wydad Casablanca v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
MF Zakaria Labyad 9 March 1993 (age 25) 4 0 Netherlands Ajax v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
MF Yassin Ayoub 6 March 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Netherlands Utrecht v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
MF Ismail Haddad 3 August 1990 (age 27) 12 2 Morocco Wydad Casablanca v.  Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017 PRE
MF Oussama Tannane 23 March 1994 (age 24) 9 2 France Saint-Étienne v.  South Korea, 10 October 2017
MF Badr Boulahroud 21 April 1993 (age 25) 8 1 Morocco FUS Rabat v.  South Korea, 10 October 2017
MF Mohamed Ounajem 4 January 1992 (age 26) 1 0 Morocco Wydad Casablanca v.  South Korea, 10 October 2017
MF Mohamed Fouzair 24 December 1991 (age 26) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v.  Mali, 5 September 2017

FW Youssef En-Nesyri 1 June 1997 (age 20) 15 1 Spain Málaga 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Yacine Bammou 11 September 1991 (age 26) 7 1 France Nantes v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
FW Walid Azaro 6 October 1995 (age 22) 5 0 Egypt Al Ahly v.  Uzbekistan, 27 March 2018
FW Rachid Alioui 28 June 1992 (age 25) 9 2 France Nîmes v.  Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017
FW Achraf Bencharki 24 September 1994 (age 23) 8 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v.  Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017
FW Mimoun Mahi 13 March 1994 (age 24) 2 1 Netherlands Groningen v.  Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017

SUS Player is suspended
INJ Did not make it to the current squad due to injury
DEC Player declined the call-up to the squad
PRE Preliminary squad / standby

 

 

 

 

 

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