Morocco: Walid Regragui's list for the September truce, without Ziyech

Morocco: Walid Regragui’s list for the September truce, without Ziyech

At a press conference this Thursday at the Mohammed VI Sports Complex in Maâmoura, Morocco coach Walid Regragui revealed his list of 23 players selected for the next two matches. The absence of the young nugget of FC Barcelona, ​​Lamine Yamal is noticed.

As part of the September international break, Morocco will face Liberia (6th day of the CAN 2023 qualifiers) and Burkina Faso (friendly match), respectively on Saturday September 9, 2023 in Agadir, and Tuesday September 12 in Lens In France. For these two deadlines, Moroccan coach Walid Regragui unveiled a list of 23 players on Thursday. Desired by the Atlas Lions and Spain, the young nugget of FC Barcelona Lamine Yamal is not on the list. An indication of his future choice of selection?

Other highlights from Regragui’s new roster include the notable absence of Hakim Ziyech and Abdelhamid Sabiri, two key players during the World Cup epic in Qatar. We also note the return of defensive veteran Younes Abdelhamid, who had not been called up since 2020. But what particularly attracts attention is the long-awaited call-up of the young prodigies of the U23 selection, victorious during the last Coupe d’Or. Africa of Nations. Among these promising talents, we find Amine Adli, Amir Richardson, Benjamin Bouchari and Ismael Saibari.

The complete group

Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou – Munir Mohamedi El Kajoui – Mehdi Benabid – Youssef el Motie.

Defenders: Achraf Hakimi – Noussair Mazraoui – Nayef Aguerd – Ghanem Saiss – Jawad El Yamiq – Younes Abdelhamid – Yahya Attiat Allah – Abdelkabir Abqar.

Midfielders: Amir Richardson – Azzedine Ounahi – Sofyane Amrabat – Bilal El Khannouss – Benjamin Bouchouari – Selim Amallah.

Attackers: Amine Harit – Zakaria Aboukhlal – Abdessamad Ezzalzouli – Ismael Saibari – Amine Adli – Walid Cheddira – Youssef En-Nesyri – Ayoub El Kaabi – Abderrazak Hamdallah – Ibrahim Salah.