“The Moroccan football team is unable to travel to Constantine.Weighing its words, the Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) announced on Thursday that it would not will not participate in CHAN 2022 as a sign of protest against Algeria, the host country, which forbids him to reach his soil via a direct flight. On the eve of the kick-off of the competition, the president of the FRMF, Fouzi Lekjaa, sent a final message to the Fennecs. The leader ensures that the double defending champion is still in full preparation and that the team is ready to take off in case Algeria gives the green light!
“The team continues its preparation. This, with the intention of participating, and defending the title won in the two previous editions“, assured the leader at the microphone of the chain Arriadia. “The FRMF’s vision is clear, we intend to participate, as our preparations show, the only thing that hinders this participation is the response of the organizing party, so that the national team travels to Constantine to dispute its matches.»
🎙️ FRMF President Mr. Lekjaa: The national team is still preparing for CHAN and we are ready to go once we receive the authorization. pic.twitter.com/mZ3lmfbZnx
— KoraMaroc (@AtKoraMaroc) January 12, 2023
Failed to influence the position of the President of the Algerian Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, this Thursday, the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, is going to Morocco on Friday to try to convince the FRMF to abandon its boycott. Just over 48 hours from the first game of the Atlas Lions Sunday against SudanIt’s urgent !