Nicknamed the “Atlas Lions”, the Morocco national football team has competed in FIFA six times. Their best performance came in 1986 when they became the first African national team to finish first in a World Cup group. However, they were defeated 1-0 by eventual runners-up West Germany.
The Atlas Lions once held a reputation as one of the top national football teams in the world. In April 1998, they were the top-ranked African national team in history, coming in at number ten in the FIFA World Rankings. In addition, from 1997 to 1999, they were the only African national team to hold the top spot in the FIFA World Rankings for three years. Currently, the team is ranked the 22nd-best national team in the world.
As per FIFA, the official world ranking of the international men’s Morocco soccer team is as follows.
|Recent Ranking||Average Ranking||Highest Ranking||Lowest Ranking|
Romain Saiss captains the Morocco national team. He represented his country in three Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Since beginning his international career, Sass has earned over 55 caps for Morocco.
PLD- Played | W-Won | D-Draw | L-Loss | PPG- Points Per Game
|Day and Date||Time||Match||Group||Venue|
|Wednesday, November 23, 2022||15:30 IST||Morocco vs Croatia||F||Al-Khor|
|Sunday, November 27, 2022||18:30 IST||Belgium vs Morocco||F||Doha|
|Thursday, December 01, 2022||20:30 IST||Canada vs Morocco||F||Doha|
Morocco has competed in the FIFA World Cup six times, in 1970, 1986, 1994, 1998, 2018, and 2022. Their best performance was in the 1986 edition, where they reached the round of 16. They became the first African nation to do so. The team narrowly missed repeating the feat in 1998. Internationally, the team has won the 1976 African Cup of Nations, two African Nations Championships, and the FIFA Arab Cup.
|RK||Year||Month||Best Ranking||Worst Ranking||Best Move||Worst Move|
|28||2021||-||28||34||+4 (October)||-1 (September)|
|35||2020||-||35||43||+4 (October)||0 (December)|
|43||2019||-||39||47||+6 (July)||-3 (October)|
|40||2018||-||39||47||+7 (November)||-5 (August)|
|40||2017||-||40||60||+9 (February)||-4 (July)|
|57||2016||-||53||81||+17 (April)||-5 (September)|
|75||2015||-||75||92||+8 (July)||-6 (February)|
|81||2014||-||74||88||+6 (November)||-6 (September)|
|73||2013||-||73||79||+4 (August)||-3 (October)|
|74||2012||-||60||75||+3 (August)||-10 (June)|
|61||2011||-||56||77||+10 (June)||-6 (April)|
|79||2010||-||65||95||+18 (October)||-12 (September)|
|67||2009||-||41||67||0 (January)||-9 (April)|
|41||2008||-||37||49||+5 (June)||-9 (February)|
|39||2007||-||34||48||+12 (June)||-4 (October)|
|39||2006||-||35||41||+1 (January)||-4 (July)|
|36||2005||-||33||36||+2 (June)||-2 (September)|
|33||2004||-||30||38||+5 (February)||-2 (August)|
|38||2003||-||35||38||+2 (July)||-2 (October)|
|35||2002||-||35||41||+5 (September)||-3 (February)|
|36||2001||-||26||36||+5 (May)||-4 (October)|
|28||2000||-||23||28||+2 (February)||-3 (March)|
|24||1999||-||18||28||+4 (November)||-7 (October)|
|13||1998||-||10||16||+2 (February)||-3 (July)|
|15||1997||-||14||38||+19 (May)||-10 (April)|
|27||1996||-||26||34||+7 (February)||-5 (April)|
|38||1995||-||30||38||+5 (September)||-6 (October)|
|33||1994||-||26||33||+3 (April)||-4 (May)|
|30||1993||-||30||33||+8 (August)||0 (December)|
The Morocco football team 2022 is anticipated to be announced soon. The squad has no shortage of talent in their national football team. The official announcement will be announced around six weeks before the tournament begins. However, here are the key players you should keep an eye on this season.
Achraf Hakimi plays for the French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Moroccan national team. He is primarily a right-back, but he can occasionally play as an attacking full-back. He is tactically and technically skilled and can play long, accurate passes from the defense. Several pundits consider him one of the best defenders and right-backs in the world.
Yassine Bounou is a goalkeeper for La Liga club Sevilla and the Moroccan national team. In 2020, he won the UEFA Europa League for Sevilla. He has represented his country in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and three Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.
Romain Saiss plays as a defender for Super Lig club Besiktas and captains the Morocco national football team. He has earned over 55 caps so far. He has played in three Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Fun88 predicted odd: +20000
Morocco is in Group F with Belgium and Croatia, and the odds are stacked against them. However, they have +20000 odds of winning Group F. Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech and Ajax's Noussair Mazraoui are both UEFA Champions League players. But they must be brought back into the fold to advance to the knockout stage. Hakimi is well-known for his attacking abilities. He is the sole source of hope.
Morocco's odds are likely to shift slightly after their first match. However, you can place some exciting bets on the team, such as prop bets or top goal scorer. All along Morocco's journey to the FIFA World Cup, a wide range of wagers will be available.
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Yes, Morocco will participate in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. The team is in Group F, with teams Belgium, Canada, and Croatia. The matches will take place from 23 November to 1 December 2022.
Currently, Yassine Bounou has the highest FIFA rating, followed by Achraf Hakimi in second place.
Morocco has qualified for the final stages of the FIFA World Cup on six occasions. Still, they have never won the World Cup trophy.