Rabat – During the ceremony of the 4th Mauritanian Football Awards, that took place on December 9 in Nouakchott, the Moroccan born journalist Lino Bacco recorded a video featuring the African icon of Football Didier Drogba sending a message of support to the Atlas Lions.
The Ivorian football player Drogba who also attended the ceremony, organised by the Mauritanian federation (FFRIM), sent a message of congratulations to the Moroccan people for its qualification to the World Cup 2018.
“Congratulations, represent us in the best way possible,” said Drogba.
The Ivorian congratulated then the national team for its qualification to the Russian World Cup and sent his best wishes to the Lions.
After a nearly 20-year absence, the Atlas Lions are heading back to the 2018 World Cup taking place in Russia next summer.
The Moroccan team was placed in Group B along with its neighbor, Spain, as well as Portugal and Iran.