Tag: Football

Football/Africa: CAF Secretary General Mouad Hajji throws in the towel

March 3, 2020

Mouad Hajji Monday stepped down from his position of Secretary General of the African football governing body, CAF, less than one year after taking over ... Read More

Football: Chelsea Pays Ajax €45 Mln for Transfer of Moroccan Hakim Ziyech

February 13, 2020

Chelsea football club has agreed to pay Dutch Ajax €45 million to sign Moroccan midfielder Hakim Ziyech. Under the transfer deal sealed by the two ... Read More

Achraf Hakimi, Crowned Africa’s Youth Player of the Year

January 8, 2020

Morocco's and Borussia Dortmund’s defender Achraf Hakimi was crowned Africa's 2019 Youth Player of the Year. The consecration was announced at a ceremony hosted by ... Read More

Egypt: EFA names Hossam El Badry new national head coach

September 20, 2019

The Egyptian Football Association, EFA, has appointed former Al Ahly manager Hossam El Badry as new head coach of Pharaohs in replacement of Mexican technician ... Read More

Africa football: Morocco, target of alleged sabotage campaign- FRMF

May 29, 2019

Morocco’s football association (FRMF) has raised concerns over attacks on its football teams, including the national team, noting that several African countries have been using ... Read More

Morocco: Brasilian football legend Rivaldo to join Chabab Mohammedia as technical director

May 8, 2019

Former star of FC Barcelona, AC Milan and the Brazilian selection, Ronaldinho Rivaldo, is on course to become the technical director of Chabab Mohammedia, a ... Read More

Morocco to Host Barcelona-Seville Super Cup

July 24, 2018

After weeks of rumors, the thrilling game opposing Barcelona to Seville will be hosted in Morocco. The game, to be played outside Spain for the ... Read More

CAF Will Back Morocco’s Bid to Host 2026 World Cup- Official

August 1, 2017

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will support Morocco in its candidacy to host the 2026 World Cup, said CAF official and the Nigeria Football ... Read More

CAF Boss Endorses Morocco’s Twin Bid for 2026 World Football Cup

March 31, 2017

Morocco has received strong backing from the newly inaugurated boss of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for its twin bid to host the 2026 ... Read More