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UN Chief to Watch Morocco-Portugal World Cup Game in Russia

Rabat – The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has announced that he will attend the much-awaited 2018 World Cup and will watch the game between Morocco and Portugal.

The Portuguese UN chief and expressed his love for football and announced that he would be on an official visit to Russia on June 20 and could attend the game, in a press conference on Saturday, June 2.

“I am not sure if the distinguishing ambassador of Morocco is here, but one of us will be very sad” at the end of the game, said Guterres.

The match between Morocco and Portugal will take place on June 20.

In the final draw of the 2018 World Cup held in December 2017 in Russia, the Moroccan national football team was placed in Group B along with Portugal, Spain, and Iran.

Before the Portugal game, the Atlas Lions will play against Iran on June 15 in St. Petersburg, while their last game in the group stage will be against Spain on June 25 in Kaliningrad.

Today, the Moroccan national football team will play a pre-World Cup friendly game against Slovakia.

The national players and their coach, Hervé Renard, are determined to satisfy Moroccan football fans in the final phase of the World Cup in Russia.

Captain of the Moroccan team Mehdi Benatia said in a recent interview with France 24 that he sees himself in the final of the competition to make Moroccans happy and proud in the streets of Moscow.

“We have seen the state of mind of the national team during the pre-World Cup friendly games. We have a strong bond and that’s how we help each other,” he explained.

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