Seven African nations to play FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Morocco
Morocco will provide venues for seven African countries for the next matches of FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers as they lack professional stadiums meeting world football governing body’s standards.
Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Sudan, Djibouti and Mozambique host their opponents for coming fixtures.
Moulay Abdellah complex in Rabat will host Guinea vs Sudan while Marrakech will provide the ground for a double confrontation between Djibouti and Burkina Faso.
The coast city of Agadir will welcome Mali and Kenya bout. Mozambique will take on Cameroon in Tangiers.
Burkina Faso last month hosted reigning African champions Algeria in Casablanca for 1-1 draw.
The kingdom of Morocco, local Arabic daily Assabah notes, has signed agreement with 44 African nations to play their matches in the North African country which has invested heavily in modernizing its sport infrastructures.
The agreement also allows football clubs of the signatories to also play their matches in the kingdom in good conditions.