2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
3dAssociated Press

Morocco bid: $16bn to host '26 World Cup

Morocco will need to spend almost $16 billion to host the 2026 World Cup, with every stadium and training ground built from scratch or renovated.

24dKweséESPN Reporter

Wydad beat Mazembe to win CAF Super Cup

Amin Tighazoui struck late for the CAF Champions League winners as they downed the Congolese giants following a cagey contest.

26dESPN staff

Blatter backs Morocco over U.S. for 2026

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday endorsed Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup over the joint bid from the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

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44dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Morocco crush Nigeria 4-0 to win CHAN crown

Zakaria Hadraf scored twice as Morocco thumped 10-men Nigeria 4-0 in Sunday's African Nations Championship final to win their first CHAN title.

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48dKweséESPN Reporter

El Kaabi fires Morocco into CHAN final

Top scorer Ayoub El Kaabi struck twice as Morocco beat Libya 3-1 after extra time to reach the African Nations Championship final.

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52dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Morocco see off Namibia 2-0 to reach CHAN semis

African Nations Championship hosts Morocco beat Namibia 2-0 in Casablanca after goals from Ayoub El Kaabi and Salaheddine Saidi to reach the semis.

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54dAssociated Press

Morocco won't play politics with WC bid

Morocco is working to distance itself from allegations of corruption as the country goes head-to-head with North America to host the 2026 World Cup.

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56dESPN staff

U.S. touts 'risk-averse' WC bid over politics

The U.S.-led bid for the 2026 World Cup is hoping the "economic certainty" it offers will outweigh concerns about America's foreign policies.

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58dKweséESPN Reporter

Bencharki misses penalty as Sudan hold Morocco

Achraf Bencharki missed a second-half penalty as Morocco were held 0-0 by Sudan in their final group game at the African Nations Championship.

RankingsAfrican Nations Championship

Goal Difference141st
Goals Scored161st
Goals Conceded2Tied-3rd