Renard: "Morocco has everything in it for placement for the World Cup by 2018 '
The World Cup of 1998, which edition held in France, the last time the Lions of the Atlas could assert themselves internationally. With vedettes as Mustapha Hadji, Youssef Chippo and Salaheddine Bassir for over 20 years as a football country Morocco took leave of this World Championship. On a somewhat disappointing but at the same time recognizable way poor was temporarily said goodbye to the World Cup.
Morocco has been that as long as no participant of a World Cup is best reflected in the ages of the current internationals during the last WORLD CUP performance by the Lions of the Atlas. So was Captain Medhi Benatia 11 years old, while strong holder Hakim Ziyech only 5 years old.
With a view to the next 2 and final World Cup qualifiers Morocco's FIFA.com an interview with the man who took Morocco to the World Cup in 2018 Russia's leading, national coach HervÃ© Renard. Which among other things came up during the in-depth interview was the opportunities perspective of Morocco for placement, the French national coach underlined this very convinced but remains somewhat realistic.
Renard concludes with a call to all Moroccan fans: