King Mohammed VI called Raja of Casablanca's staff and players and expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the whole team on winning the African Confederation Cup
Rabat – King Mohammed VI congratulated Raja of Casablanca on winning the African Confederation Cup, according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP).
The Moroccan monarch held a phone call with the President of the club, Jawad Ziyat, the coach of the team, Juan Carlos Garrido, and his captain, Badr Banoun, “expressing their heartfelt congratulations on this coronation that comes after a brilliant course,” according to the same source.
During this telephone conversation, which took place after the match held tonight at the Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa against the Congolese team of AS Vita Club, the Sovereign has entrusted the president, the coach and the captain of the Casablanca team with conveying his congratulations to the players, staff and supporters of the Raja team for “this important triumph, a source of pride for the entire sports public and the Moroccan people.”
Raja of Casablanca won its first continental title in 15 years and its second Confederation Cup title on Sunday night in Kinshasa following a breathtaking match.