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Sub-confederation  UNAF (North Africa)
Founded  1955
Head coach  Hervé Renard
Top scorer  Ahmed Faras (42)
Manager  Hervé Renard
Captain  Medhi Benatia
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Nickname(s)  أُسُودالأطلس / Igrzamn n Atlasi (Atlas Lions)
Association  Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football (FRMF)
Most caps  Noureddine Naybet (115)
Home stadium  Stade Adrar, Agadir Stade de Marrakech, Marrakech
League  Confederation of African Football
Arenas/Stadiums  Stade de Marrakech, Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium

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The Morocco national football team nicknamed the Lions of the Atlas, is the national team of Morocco. It is currently managed by Hervé Renard.

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Winners of the African Nations Cup in 1976, they were the first African team to win a group at the World Cup, which they did in 1986, finishing ahead of Portugal, Poland, and England. They were also the first African team to make it to second round barely losing to eventual runners-up West Germany 1–0 in 1986. They also came within two minutes of moving out of the group stage of the 1998 World Cup, Kjetil Rekdal's late winning goal for Norway against Brazil eliminating them.

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After a decade-long drought, glory came back in 2012 for the Moroccan national team in when they were victorious in the 2012 Arab Nations Cup.

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Home stadium

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The Moroccan National team traditionally used the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in (Rabat) and the Stade Mohamed V in (Casablanca) as their main stadiums, but they've recently started using the new Stade de Marrakech in (Marrakech) and Stade Adrar in (Agadir).

FIFA World Cup

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Morocco's national football team participated four times in the FIFA World Cup. Their best performance was the 1986 edition when they advanced to the second round, being the first African nation to do so. In 1998, the team narrowly missed repeating the same achievement.

Summer Olympic Games

Since 1992, the Olympic team has been drawn from a squad with a maximum of three players over 23 years age, and the achievements of this team are not generally regarded as part of the national team's records, nor are the statistics credited to the players' international records.

Senior team

  • Africa Cup of Nations
  • Winner (1): 1976 Runners-up (1): 2004 Third place (1): 1980
  • Arab Nations Cup
  • Champions (1): 01 ! 2012

    Youth and Olympic teams

  • Pan Arab Games (2): 1961, 1985
  • Islamic Solidarity Games (1): 2013
  • Mediterranean Games (2): 1983, 2013
  • Jeux de la Francophonie (1): 2001
  • Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (1): 1997
  • Arab Cup U-20 (1): 2011
  • UNAF U-20 Tournament (1): 2015
  • UNAF U-17 Tournament (2): 2007, 2011
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF)

    Morocco won 2–1 on aggregate and advanced to the third round. Source: FIFA

    Current squad

    The following players were called up for the friendly matches against  Burkina Faso and  Tunisia on 24 and 28 March 2017 respectively.

    Caps and goals updated as of 29 January 2017 after the match against Egypt.

    Recent call-ups

    The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

    Notes
  • SUS Player is suspended
  • INJ Did not make it to the current squad due to injury
  • DEC Player declined the call-up to the squad
  • PRE Preliminary squad / standby
  • Coaches

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    References

    Morocco national football team Wikipedia