Football in Morocco http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26901/all en Soccer-Morocco v Angola - African Nations Cup teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-morocco-v-angola-african-nations-cup-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Teams for the African Nations Cup Group A match between Angola and Morocco at Soccer City in Johannesburg on Saturday:</p> <p>Angola: 1-Lama; 13-Bastos, 4-Dani Massunguna, 3-Lunguinha, 20-Mingo Bille; 16-Pirolito, 6-Dede, 15-Miguel, 17-Mateus; 18-Geraldo, 9-Manucho.</p> <p>Morocco: 1-Nadir Lamyaghri; 2-Abderrahim Achchakir, 5-Mehdi Benatia, 17-Issam El Adoua, 15-Abdelhamid El Kaoutari; 7-Abdelaziz Barrada, 8-Karim El Ahmadi, 6-Adil Hermach, 21-Nordin Amrabat, 11-Oussama Assaidi; 14-Mounir El Hamdaoui.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-morocco-v-angola-african-nations-cup-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Morocco Football in the Netherlands Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 19:00:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736668 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Angola 0 Morocco 0 - African Nations Cup result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-angola-0-morocco-0-african-nations-cup-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Angola 0 Morocco 0 - African Nations Cup Group A result</p> <p>At Soccer City, Johannesburg</p> <p>Teams:</p> <p>Angola: 1-Lama; 3-Lunguinha (2-Marco Airosa 78), 13-Bastos, 4-Dani Massunguna, 15-Miguel; 16-Pirolito, 6-Dede, 20-Mingo Bille (23-Guilherme Afonso 46), 17-Mateus; 18-Geraldo (11-Gilberto 82), 9-Manucho.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-angola-0-morocco-0-african-nations-cup-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Morocco Football in the Netherlands Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:15:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736716 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Morocco v Cape Verde - African Nations Cup teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-morocco-v-cape-verde-african-nations-cup-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DURBAN, South Africa, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Teams for the African Nations Cup Group A match between Morocco and the Cape Verde Islands at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Wednesday:</p> <p>Morocco: 1-Nadir Lamyaghri; 2-Abderrahim Achchakir, 5-Mehdi Benatia, 17-Issam El Adoua, 3-Zakarya Bergdich; 7-Abdelaziz Barrada, 8-Karim El Ahmadi, 10-Younes Belhanda, 21-Nordin Amrabat, 11-Oussama Assaidi; 14-Mounir El Hamdaoui</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-morocco-v-cape-verde-african-nations-cup-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Morocco Football in the Netherlands Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738401 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Morocco fightback deprives Cape Verde of stunning win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-morocco-fightback-deprives-cape-verde-stunning-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DURBAN, South Africa, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Cape Verde Islands came within minutes of their greatest sporting success before being held to a 1-1 draw by Morocco in Group A of the African Nations Cup on Wednesday. The tiny island nation, making their tournament debut, scored their first goal in finals after 36 minutes at the Moses Mabhida Stadium when Luis Soares, who plays under the name Platini, acrobatically chipped the ball over Moroccan goalkeeper Nadir Lamyaghri following a through ball from Ryan Mendes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-morocco-fightback-deprives-cape-verde-stunning-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Football in Morocco Geography of Africa Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738491 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Morocco 1 Cape Verde 1 - African Nations Cup result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-morocco-1-cape-verde-1-african-nations-cup-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DURBAN, South Africa, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Morocco 1 Cape Verde Islands 1 - African Nations Cup Group A result.</p> <p>At the Moses Mabhida Stadium</p> <p>Scorers:</p> <p>Morocco: Youssef Al Arabi 78</p> <p>Cape Verde Islands: Platini 36</p> <p>Halftime: 0-1</p> <p>Teams:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-morocco-1-cape-verde-1-african-nations-cup-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Football in Morocco Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:30:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738498 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-South Africa v Morocco - African Nations Cup teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-south-africa-v-morocco-african-nations-cup-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DURBAN, South Africa, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Teams for the African Nations Cup Group A match between South Africa and Morocco at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday:</p> <p>South Africa: 16-Itumeleng Khune; 5-Anele Ngcongca, 14-Bongani Khumalo, 21-Siyabonga Sangweni, 3-Tsepo Masilela; 15-Dean Furman, 19-May Mahlangu, 18-Thuso Phala, 17-Bernard Parker; 9-Katlego Mphela, 23-Tokelo Rantie</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-south-africa-v-morocco-african-nations-cup-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Football in Morocco Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 16:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740163 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-South Africa 2 Morocco 2 - African Nations Cup result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-south-africa-2-morocco-2-african-nations-cup-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DURBAN, South Africa, Jan 27 (Reuters) - South Africa 2 Morocco 2 - African Nations Cup Group A result At Moses Mabhida Stadium Scorers: South Africa: May Mahlangu 71, Siyabonga Sangweni 86 Morocco: Issam El Adoua 10, Abdelilah Hafid 82 Halftime: 0-1 South Africa: 16-Itumeleng Khune; 5-Anele Ngcongca, 14-Bongani Khumalo, 21-Siyabonga Sangweni, 3-Tsepo Masilela; 15-Dean Furman, 19-May Mahlangu (13-Kagisho Dikgacoi 90+2), 18-Thuso Phala, 17-Bernard Parker (12-Reneilwe Letsholonyane 76); 9-Katlego Mphela (10-Thulani Serero 51), 23-Tokelo Rantie </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-south-africa-2-morocco-2-african-nations-cup-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Morocco Labor Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:30:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740227 at http://www.globalpost.com Morocco police arrest 200 fans in football violence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/morocco-police-arrest-200-fans-football-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Moroccan police arrested nearly 200 people in clashes before a football match in Casablanca during which shops and public transport were damaged, the interior ministry said on Friday.</p> <p>The incidents on Thursday began as FAR Rabat fans arrived in Casablanca for a match against Raja Casablanca, some of them attacking shops and damaging cars, buses and trams, an AFP correspondent said. </p> <p>The interior ministry condemned what it termed "acts of vandalism and the destruction of public and private property," after the fans arrived at Casablanca train station from the capital.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/morocco-police-arrest-200-fans-football-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Morocco Geography of Africa Political geography AFP Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:46:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5813183 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: CAF Confederation Cup qualifiers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/football-caf-confederation-cup-qualifiers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Qualifiers for CAF Confederation Cup play-offs after elimination matches this weekend:</p> <p>Confederation Cup last-16 winners</p> <p>ENPPI, Ismaily (both Egypt), Etoile Sahel, CS Sfaxien (both Tunisia), Lydia Academic (Burundi), US Bitam (Gabon), FAR Rabat (Morocco), Wydad Casablanca (Morocco) or Liga Muculmana (Mozambique)</p> <p>Champions League last-16 losers</p> <p>JSM Bejaia, Entente Setif (both Algeria), CA Bizertin (Tunisia), Enugu Rangers (Nigeria), Saint George (Ethiopia), Stade Malien (Mali), TP Mazembe (Democratic Republic of Congo), FUS Rabat (Morocco)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/football-caf-confederation-cup-qualifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAF Confederation Cup Football in Morocco Sport in Morocco AFP Sun, 05 May 2013 20:15:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5831491 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: FIFA ban Morocco's Abourazzouk for doping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131010/football-fifa-ban-moroccos-abourazzouk-doping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Morocco international striker Hamza Abourazzouk has been suspended for six months by world football governing body FIFA after testing positive for cannabis at a World Cup qualifying match.</p> <p>The 27-year-old Abourazzouk returned a positive test after Morocco's World Cup qualifying victory over Tanzania on June 8 and had been provsionally suspended from August 28.</p> <p>Morocco failed to qualify for the World Cup.</p> <p>The Raja Casablanca player will miss the Club World Cup which Morocco will host in December. Raja Casablanca qualified as the league winner of the host nation.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131010/football-fifa-ban-moroccos-abourazzouk-doping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Morocco Sport in Morocco AFP Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:33:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5957503 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rantie scores as South Africa hold Morocco http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/football-rantie-scores-south-africa-hold-morocco <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokelo Rantie from English second-tier club Bournemouth scored as South Africa forced a 1-1 friendly international draw in Morocco Friday.</p> <p>The striker struck on nine minutes in south-western city Agadir, holding off a pack of defenders to fire past goalkeeper Mohamed Amsif.</p> <p>Spain-based defender Issam El Adoua levelled on 50 minutes with an unstoppable close-range header off a Younes Belhanda free-kick.</p> <p>The second half was less lively than the first in a match marking the opening of the 45,000-seat Grand Stade Agadir in the Atlantic city.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/football-rantie-scores-south-africa-hold-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Football in Morocco AFP Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:25:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5958921 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Raja coach fired ahead of Club World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/football-raja-coach-fired-ahead-club-world-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Raja Casablanca coach M'hamed Fakhir has been relieved of his duties, just two weeks before the start of the Club World Cup, a club spokesman revealed on Friday.</p> <p>"A number of factors have allowed us to come to the conclusion that Raja could not stand up to the upcoming challenges with Fakhir in charge," spokesman Samir Chaouki told Atlantic radio.</p> <p>He added that Hilal Tair, already a member of the staff, would take charge on an interim basis while the club search for a permanent successor. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/football-raja-coach-fired-ahead-club-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Morocco Raja Casablanca Sport in Morocco AFP Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:23:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6003656 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Raja coach fired ahead of Club World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/football-raja-coach-fired-ahead-club-world-cup-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Raja Casablanca coach M'hamed Fakhir was sacked by the Moroccan champions on Friday just two weeks before the start of the Club World Cup, with Tunisian Nabil Maaloul set to take over.</p> <p>"A number of factors have allowed us to come to the conclusion that Raja could not stand up to the upcoming challenges with Fakhir in charge," club spokesman Samir Chaouki told Atlantic radio.</p> <p>Hilal Tair, already a member of the staff, will take charge on an interim basis until Maaloul signs a contract next Wednesday, a club source told the MAP news agency.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/football-raja-coach-fired-ahead-club-world-cup-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Morocco Raja Casablanca Sport in Morocco AFP Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:46:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6004058 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Raja take on Auckland to open Club World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131210/football-raja-take-auckland-open-club-world-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Outsiders Raja Casablanca and Auckland City open the Club World Cup with a preliminary round game in Agadir on Wednesday.</p> <p>Raja owe their entry to the fact that the competition is being hosted by Morocco for the first time and they are the national champions, while Auckland represent the Oceania federation.</p> <p>The winners will go through to the second round to take on Monterrey of Mexico, who are representing the North and Central American Federation with China's Guangzhou Evergrande up against Al Ahly of Egypt.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131210/football-raja-take-auckland-open-club-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Morocco Raja Casablanca Raja Casablanca Sport in Morocco AFP Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:03:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6015592 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Club World Cup result - Raja Casablanca 2 Auckland 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131211/football-club-world-cup-result-raja-casablanca-2-auckland-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of Club World Cup preliminary round game in Agadir on Wednesday:</p> <p>Raja Casablanca 2 (Iajour 39, Hafidi 90+2) Auckland City 1 (Roy Krishna 63)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Football in Morocco AFP Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:36:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6017582 at http://www.globalpost.com