Morocco is a football club from Morocco. The club was founded in 1955 and thus exists for 69 years. Morocco mainly plays in its home stadium Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca. We are keeping track of the match results for this club since 2015-11-12.
The national Moroccan football team represents Morocco in international football tournaments. The team was founded in 1955 and is coordinated by the FRMF (Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football), the Moroccan Football Federation.
Morocco is the second most frequently qualified African country for the World Cup finals. Morocco also managed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. In the group stage, they will play in the same group as the Red Devils. The Belgians will play "at home" against the Moroccans on 27 November 2022 at 2pm Belgian time.
The Moroccan football team's nickname is the Atlas Lions. The atlas lion or berber lion is a subspecies of the African lion. The berber lion is also used in association with the Moroccan royal family.
Morocco played the World Cup finals 5 times in the past. They qualified for the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, 1986 again in Mexico, 1994 in the United States, 1998 in France and 2018 in Russia.
No, Morocco has never won a World Cup title.
Their best performance was at the 1986 World Cup, when they reached the eighth final. This match they lost 0-1 to West Germany. It did turn out to be an exciting match as Germany could only score in the 87th minute.
The Moroccan football team's first match will be against Croatia on Wednesday 23 November 2022 at 11:00 Belgian time. Both teams are very evenly matched. It will be an exciting first match for the Moroccans.
Morocco has won the Africa Cup once. This was in the 1976 edition, Ethiopia hosted the African Championship then. Morocco gained the most points in the final group. The win was only secured in the last match of the tournament they played 1-1 draw against Guinea.
Morocco played a total of 30 matches against Egypt. Of these, Morocco won 13 matches. Egypt could only beat the Moroccan team 4 times. The teams played a draw 13 times.
Hakim Ziyech has played for the Moroccan team since 2015. His first match for Morocco was against Ivory Coast. Ziyech lost this match with his team 0-1.
Ziyech had also been called up before but could not play then due to injury.
In 2017, a conflict arose with Morocco's then national coach Hervé Renard. Namely, Ziyech was not put on the selection for the Africa Cup by Renard. On 30 June 2017, the two settled their quarrel. As a result, Hakim played the 2018 World Cup and the 2019 Africa Cup.
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