Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi is hopeful that FIFA will grant him clearance to represent Morocco at the 2018 World Cup.
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Morocco ended their two-decade wait for a World Cup ticket by beating Ivory Coast 2-0 in Abidjan on Saturday.
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With Dani Carvajal out, Real Madrid's Achraf Hakimi has been afforded a rare chance at right-back and he seems to be taking advantage of it.
Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists that playing in the English Premier League has never appealed to him.
Schalke winger Amine Harit has switched his international allegiance from France to Morocco.
Herve Renard has explained his reasons for not including the Southampton playmaker in his squad to face Mali.
Morocco's decision to bid for the 2026 World Cup sees the North Africans hoping to make it fifth time lucky after some near misses in the past.
North America has a late challenge from North Africa in the contest to host the 2026 World Cup as Morocco announced it will also bid.
Morocco are still intending to launch a bid to host the 2026 World Cup and will meet next month's FIFA deadline, according to Amaju Pinnick.
The head of the Nigerian federation has confirmed that the North African nation will meet the deadline for submitting their bid.
The former West Ham United defender has returned to the Super Lig after two years in Greece.
The left-sider has signed a two-year deal with the Ligue 2 side.
Munir El Haddadi has not been given the go-ahead to change allegiance in international football from Spain to Morocco, a FIFA spokesman told ESPN FC.
Quincy Promes scored one goal and set up another as 10-man Netherlands beat Morocco 2-1 in a friendly Wednesday.
Nigerian and Moroccan football authorities have signed a strategic football development partnership agreement.
Egypt provided more late drama at the ANC when they snatched the last place in the semifinals with an 87th-minute goal to beat Morocco 1-0 on Sunday.
Egypt will go head-to-head with Burkina Faso for a place in the final of the African Nations Cup after overcoming Morocco 1-0 in a tense quarterfinal.
Holders Ivory Coast were knocked out of the African Nations Cup following a 1-0 defeat in Oyem by Morocco, who progressed to the quarterfinals.