Rabat - Morocco’s national football team manager, Hervé Renard, contacted the Moroccan-Senegalese professional footballer Issa Diop.
Rabat – Morocco’s national football team manager, Hervé Renard, contacted the Moroccan-Senegalese professional footballer Issa Diop.
of the Toulouse FC requesting Pre-World Cup friendlies with the Atlas Lions scheduled for next month.
In this season, the Moroccan-Senegalese central defender participated in 20 matches and scored two goals for Toulouse FC, which is ranked 15th in League 1.
The 21-year-old started his career with SC Balma in 2004, and after two years, his hometown football club spotted him andhe moved to Toulouse FC.
Diop won the Euro in 2016 with the France’s Under-19 team. He also earned 38 appearances with France at the youth level.
In addition, Diop’s grandfather Labysse Diop was the first Senegalese footballer in League 1.
The Moroccan national football team is set to play friendly games before heading to Russia for the 2018 World Cup.
The Atlas Lions will play a friendly against Argentina on March 17, Serbia on March 23 in London, and against Uzbekistan in Casablanca on March 27.
his participation in friendlies? or friendlies against Toulouse?