Florentino Perez Praises Moroccan Real Madrid Fans

Rabat - After manager Carlo Ancelotti and many star players expressed their gratitude to Moroccan fans, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez also praised Moroccan Madridistas. The Los Blancos president known for his lavish spending on top players, said that the Moroccan fans who came to watch Real Madrid in Marrakech made his players feel as they were playing in the club's stronghold of Santiago Bernabeu. ...

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Badr Hari Defends Sports Minister in Rabat Stadium Scandal

Rabat - Moroccan kickboxing celebrity Badr Hari defended Sports Minister Mohammed Ouzzine who is going through one of the darkest chapters of his career as a minister following the Rabat stadium scandal. Badr Hari published on his official Instagram account a picture of himself, accompanied by Real Madrid President Florentino Perez and Mohammed Ouzzine. The Kickboxing champion wrote alongside the picture th ...

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King Mohammed VI Prevents Minister of Sports from Attending Club World Cup Final

Rabat- Following the controversy sparked by the deplorable condition of the pitch of Rabat stadium last Saturday on the occasion of the quarter-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, King Mohammed VI called on Prime Minister, Abdelilah Benkirane, to open a thorough investigation to determine those who should be held accountable for this scandal, according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP). “The sovereign also gave hi ...

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Real Madrid’s Luka Modric And Florentino Perez Arrive In Marrakech

Rabat - Real Madrid president Florentino Perez travelled to Morocco to attend Saturday's final of the FIFA Club World Cup between Real Madrid and San Lorenzo. According to Real Madrid official website, the Whites president has arrived in Marrakech alongside midfielder Luka Modric, who is currently out injured. The Croatian international was forced off injured during his national team's Euro 2016 qualifying ...

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I am Impressed by the Support We Received from Moroccan Fans : Ancelotti

Rabat - Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti posted a video on his official Facebook page in which he expressed his gratitude to Moroccan fans of Real Madrid, also known as Madridistas. Speaking in French from what seems to be a hotel balcony, the Italian coach said in the video that he is very impressed with the support of Real Madrid fans in Morocco and Africa, in general. "I thank you all and goodbye," he ...

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Marrakech’s Four Season Hotel Exlcusively Booked for Real Madrid

Rabat - More than 100 security personnel are reported to be surrounding the Four Seasons hotel in Marrakech where Real Madrid staff and players are staying during their participation in the FIFA Club World Cup. The 141-room luxurious hotel located near the Menara gardens was fully-booked by the team's administration. The heavy security cordon surrounding the hotel and its main gates is to make sure no one g ...

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PM Party Threatens to Withdraw from Government if Sports Minister is Dismissed

Rabat - Several days after the scandal sparked by the conditions of the pitch of Rabat’s stadium during the quarter-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, which were held last Saturday in Rabat, the Popular Movement, the political party of Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohamed Ouzzine, threatened to withdraw from the coalition government if Prime Minister, Abdelilah Benkirane, caves in to popular pressure and d ...

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Real Madrid Stars Enjoying Their Time in Morocco

Rabat - It seems that Real Madrid are enjoying their stay in Marrakech. Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has been on social media, posting a picture of him, accompanied by Portuguese defender Pepe and German midfielder Toni Kroos. He wrote on Twitter: "Morning in the gym, physio and water with these 2 beasts, @officialpepe and @tonikroos. Let's go!!" -@SergioRamos on Twt: "Morning gym & water physio wi ...

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Brazil: Cruzeiro Fans Make December 18 “Raja of Casablanca Day”

Marrakech - The fans of Brazilian football club Cruzeiro have adopted December 18 as Raja Day, a celebration marking the match that brought the Raja and Atletico Mineiro football clubs together last year during the 2013 Club World Cup which took place in Morocco. The Fans of Cruzeiro are celebrating the day, which is ingrained in the memories of Brazilians, to the chagrin of the fans of Atletico Mineiro, wh ...

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After Rain Scandal, Ministry of Sports to Close Rabat Stadium for 4 Months

Rabat - The Ministry of Youth and Sports has decided to close Moulay Abdellah stadium for four months due to the poor condition of its natural turf. The Ministry is planning to repair the damage done to the natural turf of Moulay Abdellah stadium caused by the recent rainfall. Due to heavy rain in Rabat, pools of water appeared on the field, which created significant problems for the players at Saturday’s g ...

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King Mohammed VI Angered by Rabat’s Stadium Scandal

Rabat - King Mohammed VI ordered General Hosni Benslimane to supervise the ongoing investigation that will enquire about all the stages of the Complex Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah's renovation and installation with natural turf. The poor condition of the pitch of Moulay Abdellah Stadium is believed to have triggered the royal anger. The Moroccan monarch reportedly ordered General Hosni Benslimane, command ...

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Badr Hari, RedOne to Celebrate with Benzema his Birthday in Marrakech

Rabat - Badr Hari and Nadir Khayat, best known as RedOne, are expected to attend the anniversary of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema on Saturday in Marrakech. Benzema will celebrate his 27 years on December 20, a day after his actual birthday. The birthday party of the French striker is postponed to December 20 right after the Club World Cup 2014 Final between his team, Real Madrid and San Lorenzo. Benzema ...

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