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Marrakech International Marathon Scheduled for January, 2015

Rabat - The 26th Marrakech International Marathon is scheduled to take place on January 25, 2015, with over 7,000 runners from around the world expected to compete. Under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, the Marrakech International Marathon has become an important event in the world  Marrakech, renowned as one of the world’s best tourist destinations, offers exceptional conditions for such an event. With ...

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Guardiola: It will take 600 years to break Messi’s record

Rabat - Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said that it would take 600 years before anyone breaks Lionel Messi's La Liga's goalscoring record. The former Barcelona manager praised the Argentine who managed to become La Liga's all-time top scorer over the weekend with 253 goals ahead of Bilbao's Telmo Zarra. Speaking during the pre-match press conference ahead of Bayern Munich's match against Manchester City ...

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Raja Casablanca Fans Clean Stands After Match Against MAS

Rabat - On Sunday, Club World Cup runners up Raja Casablanca played against Maghreb de Fez in Mohammed V stadium in Casablanca. Many people appreciated the chanting of the fans although not very much the performance produced by both sides on the pitch. However, in a video recently posted on YouTube, fans of Raja Casablanca were shown after the game that ended in a draw score 1-1, cleaning the stands they oc ...

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Southern African Football Associations Boycotts FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco

Marrakech- The Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) decided to reject Morocco’s invitation to attend the opening of the Club World Cup 2014, which will be held in Morocco from December 10 through 20. The main reason behind Cosafa’s decision was Morocco’s request to postpone the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2015 because of the spread of the Ebola virus, which has affected several countr ...

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Al Walid Bin Talal to buy Olympique Marseille?

Rabat - New rumors suggest that Ligue 1 leaders Olympique Marseille could be bought by Saudi multi-billionaire Al Walid Bin Talal, the world's 35th richest man. According to French sports Magazine L'Equipe on Monday, OM can be bought for around 100 to 150 million euros. These initial estimates will undoubtedly pose no problem to potential buyer Prince Al Walid Bin Talal who is estimated to be worth $26 bill ...

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Madjer: Morocco’s last minute decision to postpone CAN 2015 “unacceptable”

Rabat - Former Algerian international player Rabah Madjer said that Morocco's request to postpone the 2015 African Cup of Nations at the last moment is unacceptable, pointing at the same time that the Moroccan national team of football was the victim following the exclusion from the African tournament by the Confederation of African football (CAF). In an interview with Reuters agency on Sunday, Rabah Madjer ...

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Lionel Messi, La Liga’s All-time Goalscorer

Rabat - Lionel Messi has broken La Liga's long-standing goalscoring record held by Telmo Zarra thanks to his three goals on Saturday against Sevilla. The Argentine netted three goals during the Sevilla game at Camp Nou which Barcelona won 5-1. Messi scored at the 21, 72 and 78th minutes to break La Liga's top scorer record long held by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra. Zarra scored 251 goals in 27 ...

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Real Madrid vs. Eibar: 10 Things You Should Know Ahead of the Game

Rabat - After two weeks of international break, Real Madrid will try to maintain their La Liga lead when they travel to Bilbao to face newcomers Eibar. Here are the things you need to know ahead of that game: 1-When is the game? The game is on Saturday at 17.00 pm GMT. 2-Where it will be played? Eibar will host the Los Blancos at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurua. It is one of the stadiums most feared by La L ...

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Cote D’Ivoire & Cameroon: Protagonists of New African Football Scandal

Rabat- New African football scandal, Ivory Coast pass the ball in their half of the pitch to secure a spot in the Afcon. A goalless draw against already-qualified Cameroon helped Ivory Coast to secure a spot in the upcoming 2015 African Cup of Nations scheduled to take place in Equatorial Guinea. Ivory Coast needed only one point in their final qualifying game in Abidjan with Cameroon who had already qualif ...

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CAF Bans Morocco from 2017 and 2019 editions of African Cup of Nations

Rabat - French cable television channel Canal + said that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided to exclude Morocco from the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019, in addition to paying a $50,000 fine under regulation and an additional $20 million to repair the damage sustained. Morocco has already been disqualified from the 2015 African Cup of Nations following requests to postpone the to ...

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Will the UAE Choose New Name of Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu?

Rabat - Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez was caught by cameras while speaking to Minister of Education and Sports of the community of Madrid, revealing what appears to be the new name of the club's iconic stadium Santiago Bernabéu. According to Spanish sports magazine AS, the Los Blancos president was caught by 'El Chiringuito de Neox' cameras confessing to Lucia Figar a possible name of the Club's st ...

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Morocco Seeks To Play Friendlies with Argentina, Brazil and Colombia

Rabat - The Moroccan Royal Football Federation said that negotiations are underway regarding playing potential friendlies against teams from South America and Asia in the coming period. The move comes at a time the Moroccan national team might be out of continental action for the next four years due to sanctions by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). CAF barred Morocco from hosting the upcoming Afr ...

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