Vahid Halilhodzic, the coach of the Morocco team, has revealed a list of 26 players called up to face DR Congo on March 25 and 29, in the play-offs for the World Cup 2022. A group almost identical to the one that played CAN 2021, without Hakim Ziyech but with Abdessamad Ezzalzouli, also coveted by the Spanish team.
The Moroccan team intends to play its second World Cup in a row, at the end of 2022 in Qatar. To achieve this, she will not be able to count on defender Noussair Mazraoui and playmaker Hakim Ziyech. Absent from the most recent African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021), the two stars refused to return to the selection. Their case must now be set aside, said Vahid Halilhodzic, coach of the Atlas Lions, on March 17, 2022.
To overcome DR Congo, in the ponds for admission to the 2022 World Cup, on March 25 in Kinshasa and then on March 29 in Casablanca, the Bosnian technician called 26 players, four-fifths of whom were present in Cameroon. The bosses are there, from goalkeeper Yassine Bounou to Sofiane Boufal, through Achraf Hakimi or midfielder Sofiane Amrabat.
Abdessamad Ezzalzouli with Morocco A highlight is the call of Abdessamad Ezzalzouli. The 20-year-old midfielder, who lives in FC Barcelona, is also sought after by the Spanish team. Will he give in to the sirens in his adopted country or will he play for his homeland? Selected for CAN 2021, the person concerned had tempered …