It has been a year since the Moroccan team dazzled us with their performance at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, becoming the first Arab/African country to reach the semifinals. Let’s see where the players are now.
1. Yassine Bounou
A goalkeeper and player for the Saudi pro League club Al Hilal as well as the Moroccan Team, he left Sevilla for a three-year contract with Al Hilal in 2023. Al Hilal posted on X soon after the signing “the Atlantic Lion is our goalie”.
2. Munir El Kujoui
El Kujoui plays for Al Wehda, the Saudi professional League club as well as the Moroccan Team as a goalkeeper.
3. Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti
He now plays for Botola club Maghreb de Fès as well as the Moroccan Team as a goalkeeper.
4. Nayef Aguerd
Nayef Aguerd plays as a center-back for the Premier League club West Ham United.
5. Yahia Attiat Allah
Yahia Attiat Allah plays as a left winger or left-back for the Botola club Wydad AC and his native Team.
6. Badr Benoun
He plays for Qatar SC as a center-back as well as the Moroccan Team. Also known as ‘Sultan’ he started his career playing for Raja CA.
7. Achraf Dari
He plays as a defender for Ligue 1 club Brest and the Moroccan Team. He started his career playing for Wydad AC.
8. Jawad El Yamiq
Jawad El Yamiq plays as a center-back for the Saudi club Al-Wehda as well as the Morocco national team. He started out playing for Olympique Khouribga.
9. Achraf Hakimi
Hakimi plays as a right-winger or right-back for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint German and the Moroccan Team.
10. Noussair Mazraoui
He plays as right-back for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Moroccan Team.
11. Romain Saiss
Romain Saiss plays as a center-back and defensive midfielder for the Saudi Pro League Club and is the Captain of the Moroccan National Team.
12. Sofyan Amrabat
Sofyan Amrabat plays as a defensive midfielder for the Premier League club Manchester United, on loan from Serie A club Fiorentina as well as the Moroccan Team.
13. Selim Amallah
Selim Amallah plays as a midfielder for the La Liga club Valencia CF as well as the Moroccan Team.
14. Bilal El Khannouss
He plays as an attacking midfielder for the Belgian Pro League club Genk and the Moroccan Team. He was a youth exponent for Anderlecht.
15. Yahya Jabrane
He plays as a defensive midfielder for Wydad AC and Morocco’s Team.
16. Azzedine Ounahi
He plays for Ligue 1 club Marseille and the Moroccan Team as an attacking midfielder.
17. Abdelhamid Sabiri
He plays as an attacking midfielder for the Saudi club Al-Fayha on loan from Serie A club Fiorentina and for Morocco’s Team.
18. Zakaria Aboukhlal
Zakaria Aboukhlal plays as forward for Ligue 1 club Toulouse and his native Team. He has also played in youth Leagues for the Netherlands.
19. Soufiane Boufal
Soufiane Boufal plays as an attacking midfielder for Qatar Stars League club Al-Rayyan and the Moroccan Team.
20. Ilias Chair
Ilias Chair plays as an attacking midfielder for EFL Championships club Queens Park Rangers as well as the Moroccan Team.
21. Walid Cheddira
Walid Cheddira plays as a forward for Serie A club Frosinone, on loan from Napoli, he also plays for Morocco’s Team.
22. Youssef En-Nesyri
Youssef En-Nesyri plays as a striker for La Liga club Sevilla and the Moroccan Team.
23. Abde Ezzalzouli
He plays as a winger for La Liga club Real Betis and the Morrocan Team.
24. Abderrazak Hamdallah
Also known as the Executioner, Abderrazak Hamdallah plays as a striker for Saudi Pro League club Al-Ittihad and Morrocco’s Team.
25. Amine Harit
Amine Harit plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club Marseille as well as Morrocco’s Team.
26. Hakim Ziyech
Also known as ‘The Wizard’, he plays as a right-winger or an attacking midfielder for Super Lig club Galatasaray, on loan from Premier League club Chelsea and for Morrocco’s Team.