Youssef En-Nesyri, who played for the Moroccan national team in the CAN 2019 tournament, is the star of the Spanish football club.
Rabat – Spanish football club Leganes is set to play two friendly matches against Morocco’s Raja of Casablanca (RCA) and Ittihad Tanger (IRT) on July 24 and 27 in Tangier’s Ibn Batouta grand stadium.
The Spanish football club announced the news in a statement on Wednesday, July 17.
“C.D. Leganes will travel on Monday to Tangier, where the team will complete a one-week stage playing two friendly matches,” the statement added.
Leganes announced that the first match will be against RCA, while the friendly match against Ittihad Tanger will take place on Saturday, July 27.
“The white and blue squad will train every day in the Ibn Batouta training facilities.”
Youssef En-Nesyri, Moroccan international football player is the star of the Spanish football club.
The football player, who also plays for the Moroccan national team, gave Leganes its first hat-trick in its history in February. En-Nesyri is tied to the Spanish club with a four-year contract.
This is not the first time that Tangier has hosted an international football match. In 2018 in August, the city hosted the Super Cup final match between FC Sevilla and FC Barcelona.
Morocco’s national football team and Argentina also played a friendly match in Tangier in March.