Wearing the Moroccan flag as a cape, the footballer shared a tweet to express both his disappointment and hope for the future.
Hamdallah shared a tweet to express his disappointment at being unable to represent Morocco during the CAN.
“The dream has been postponed, the dream to represent my country at the African Cup” wrote Hamdallah, implying that he was impatiently looking forward to representing his country.
While expressing disappointment, Hamdallah also reassured his fans that the dream was not “lost.”
The player concluded his tweet by wishing the national team good luck. Finally, Hamdallah thanked his fans for their support.
“I love you so much.”
Moroccan football fans have launched a social media campaign to show support for the player after his sudden exit from the camp.
Chosen as a member of Morocco’s CAN squad,, Hamdallah played in a friendly game against Gambia on June 12. An incident with teammate Faycal Fajr during the match prompted rumors of a rift within the national team. .
Sports observers speculated that Hamdallah’s exit was due to the alleged friction with teammates.
The Moroccan Royal Football Federation (FRMF) denied any rift, emphasizing that the player left due to “injury in the hip and back.”
A few days after the FRMF statement, Hamdallah appeared in good shape in training videos for the upcoming season with his Saudi football club Al Nassr.
The videos, which have gone viral on social media, increased rumors over Hamdallah’s exit.
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It remains to be seen whether the player will announce the reason for his exit from the national team’s training camp mere weeks before the beginning of the African tournament.
CAN 2019 will begin on June 21 in Egypt.