Morocco FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live Broadcast Info: The national football team of Morocco popularly known as the Atlas Lion is all set to contest the upcoming 2022 World Cup event. It is for the seventh time the squad will participate in an important soccer tournament. So far in the journey of the FIFA World Cup, the squad has not shown impressive performance, whereas this time fans are expecting outstanding execution at the upcoming event.
Here in this article, we have shared important information about the Morocco national team including the World cup squad, captain, coach, and results.
Roman Saiss will lead the Morocco team as a captain of the FIFA 2022 World Cup. He capped 176 times with 13 goals for team Wolves. He played for Team Africa as a central defender and midfielder 63 times scoring one goal. It will be his second appearance in the FIFA world cup.
World Cup 2022 Morocco Coach
This time the Morocco football team will be guided by head coach Vahid Halilhodzic. At the 2014 Brazil World Cup, he coached Algeria, where the team showed the best performance by qualifying for the 16th Round. Apart from Algeria Vahid also stayed head coach of Ivory Coast and Japan.
Morocco made its debut at the FIFA World cup in 1970, where it had to exit at the group stage. They once again showed poor performance in the 1994, 1998, and 2018 tournaments. At the 1986 event, the team managed to reach the 16 group stage and were narrowly beaten with 1-0 by West Germany.
This time the team reached the playoffs by defeating Guinea Bissau, Guinea, and Sudan claiming 18 points from a possible 18. They finally mark their presence at the qualification stage by successfully beating DR Congo with 5-2 points.
Vahid Halilhodzic is expected to announce the World cup 2022 squad in October. The biggest concern for team Morocco is the retirement of their star player Hakim Ziyech. Another big name Achraf Hakimi and Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri will find a place in the squad. It will be interesting to watch Imran Louza and Adam Masina playing for the team Morocco at the upcoming Qatar World cup.
Morocco potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou, Mounir Mohammadi, Ahmed Reda Teknaouti.
Defenders: Ashraf Hakimi, Roman Sais, Jawad Yamiq, Sami Mai, Sofiane Chakla, Nayef Akrad, Sufian Allakush, Yahya Attia Allah, Adam Massina.
Forwards: Mounir El Haddadi, Sofiane Boufal, Abdel Samad El Zalzouli, Ryan May, Ayoub El Kaabi, Youssef El Nassiri, Tarek Tisoudali.
Fifa World Cup 2022 Morocco Fixtures
Wed, Nov. 23
Morocco vs. Croatia
Sun, Nov. 27
Belgium vs. Morocco
Thurs, Dec. 1
Canada vs. Morocco
How to watch Fifa World Cup 2022 Online
TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network) Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV