Hakim Ziyech returns as Morocco names final squad for 2022 World Cup
Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech has been included in the Morocco squad for the World Cup after he earlier announced his retirement from international football…
Morocco has joined the list of Countries that have announced their final squads for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The squad contains two home-based from Wydad Casablanca.
However, the biggest news is the return of Hakim Ziyech who announced his retirement from the national team following a fallout with then Vahid Halilhodžić. New manager Walid Regragui has been able to bring back the former Ajax man into the fold ahead of the tournament.
Roman Saiss from Besiktas, Achraf Hakimi of PSG and Youssef En-Nesyri are all in the squad. The two home-based players in the squad are goalkeeper Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti and defender Yahia Attiat-Allal of Wydad.
Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou (Sevilla), Munir Mohamedi (Al Wehda), Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti (Wydad AC).
Defenders: Achraf Hakimi (PSG), Noussair Mazraoui (Bayern Munich), Roman Saiss (Besiktas), Nayef Aguerd (West Ham), Jawad El Yamiq (Real Valladolid), Achraf Dari(Brest), Yahia Attiat – Allal(Wydad), Badr Benoun(Qatar SC).
Midfielders: Sofyan Amrabat (Fiorentina), Selim Amallah (Standard Liege), Azzedine Ounahi (Angers), Abdelhamid Sabiri(Sampdoria), Yahya Jabrane(Wydad), Bilel El(Genk).
Forwards: Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea), Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla), Abde Ezzalzouli (Osasuna), Walid Cheddira( SSC Bari), Amine Harit(OM), Ilias Chair(QPR), Sofiane Boufal(Angers), Abderrazak Hamdallah(Al- Ittihad).