Spain, Portugal propose World Cup bid with Morocco

Spain and Portugal are considering a joint intercontinental bid with Morocco to host the 2030 World Cup, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday. Sanchez was on a visit to the Moroccan capital of Rabat and met with Prime…

Morocco World Cup player involved in fatal road accident

Morocco’s 21-year-old World Cup midfielder Amine Harit was involved in a road accident in which a pedestrian was killed, the Moroccan football federation and local police said Saturday. Harit was driving a Mercedes car registered in France when the accident…

Renard refuses to discuss his Morocco future

Morocco coach Herve Renard declined to talk about his future with the national team following an encouraging and defiant 2-2 draw against Spain in their final World Cup match on Monday. The North Africans finished bottom of Group B with…

Spain, Portugal reach World Cup knockout round

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and 2010 winners Spain progressed to the World Cup knockout rounds on a Monday night of high drama dominated by VAR decisions after host nation Russia and Uruguay also qualified. Spain ended up topping Group B by…

Spain approaching Morocco with ‘eyes open’, says Hierro

Spain coach Fernando Hierro said Sunday his players would not make the mistake of underestimating a Morocco side playing for pride in their World Cup group B decider in Kaliningrad. Spain need a result from Monday’s encounter and Hierro vowed…

Ronaldo goal sends Morocco packing from World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the 2018 World Cup but his Portugal were deeply fortunate to secure three points against Group B opponents Morocco in Moscow. The Real Madrid striker headed home a fourth-minute corner to give his…

Bouhaddouz own goal costs Morocco against Iran

A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on Friday. In a group where Spain and Portugal are strong favourites to qualify for the…

North America beat Morocco to 2026 World Cup hosting rights

The World Cup heads to North America in 2026 to be jointly hosted by The United States, Canada and Mexico after beating bid rival Morocco. The United Bid received 134 votes, Morocco received 65 votes while one country voted for…

WATCH LIVE: Fifa decides 2026 World Cup host

The Fifa Congress is underway to vote on who will host the 2026 World Cup. More than 200 voters, representing each of Fifa’s members, are set to choose between Morocco or North America. The U.S. is leading a joint United…

2018 World Cup: Boufal snubbed by Morocco

Southampton midfielder Sofiane Boufal has been left out of the Morocco squad for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. The 24-year-old, a record signing when he joined Saints from Lille for £16m in 2016, has not played since 31 March following a dispute…

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