Fellaini is hoping for a 4-0 defeat for Morocco
Start tonight the Red Devils to the preparation for the 2010 WORLD CUP. The first friendly match against against Morocco. For Marouane Fellaini, Mbark Boussoufa and Ibrahim Maaroufi becomes a special contest, thus Belgiumsoccer.be.
Marouane Fellaini chose the Belgians and should will to quite a Flute Concerto by the Moroccans. "I have no fear that the Moroccan supporters will catcall or listening to me shouting at will," says the midfielder in the newspapers.
"They do but that is not my problem. Jeers, why should I care not. I concentrate only on my work on the field. Besides, I have enough to myself as a supporter, "laughs Fellaini.
"Morocco remains the country where my roots. Which does not prevent that I will want to win. I hope 4-0 as in 1999, but that will be difficult. Morocco has a good team ", does the player of Standard.
MBARK Boussoufa (Morocco): "because I was injured during the African Cup, this is my first selection for Morocco. I will be happy if I can play for half an hour. Of course it's a nice feeling to play against Belgium. I have my team mates at Anderlecht's already warned that they should close their legs. "
Ibrahim Maaroufi (Morocco): "I am very proud of my first selection for Morocco. That it is against Belgium, makes it extra special. I hope now that this choice for Morocco is final. The Belgian football association must still give permission for this team to come out, but I hope that is not a problem. I would like to play against the Red Devils. "
Axel Witsel makes his debut with the Red Devils and start already in the base. "The national coach has already spoken with me, but he has not yet said to me I'm going to play," said the 19-year-old midfielder.
"I've been pleased that I am, play would be fantastic. It would be a reward for all the efforts of the past year. It is fast: a basic place at Standard, on the way to the title and now this. "
Probable team lineups:
Belgium: Salazar, Gillet, Van Buyten, Kompany, Vermaelen, Witsel, Simons, Fellaini, Vertonghen, Mirallas, DembÃ©lÃ©
Morocco: Bale, Basser, Erbate, Sbai, Eastwood, Safri, Kharja, Hadji, Boussoufa, Sektioui, Chamakh