Morocco is preparing to face France in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup, on Wednesday in Qatar (8 pm). But Walid Regragui isn’t sure he can have the full squad for this historic shock against the Blues. Many executives are not sure, such as Naif Ajord or Captain Roman Sayes.
The game of a lifetime. Morocco is preparing to face France in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup, on Wednesday in Qatar (8 pm). A historic poster attended by the Atlas Lions with the support of a large part of Africa, proud to finally see one of its representatives in the last four of the World Cup. On the eve of this unexpected shock, Walid Regragui delivered an ambitious speech at a press conference. The North African coach made it clear that he was aiming for the final victory, calling on the Blues to take his team very seriously. It remains to be seen which players will start against the world champions at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, some fifty kilometers north of Doha.
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Uncertainty fears above all defense, decimated during Saturday’s quarter-final against Portugal (1-0). With the exception of Achraf Hakimi, the other regular carriers found themselves in the infirmary over the weekend. Naif Ajord, who lost against Selecao due to a sore hamstring, is still suffering from flu-like symptoms. But West Ham rock, excellent at the start of the World Cup, is still training. To see if he will be able to play on Wednesday night.
50-50 for Capt. Sayes
For Romain Saïss, his partner in the central hinge, the rate is between 50 and 50. The captain of the Atlas Lions, who played for an hour against the Portuguese despite his injury, was injured in the thigh. There is no doubt that the decision will be taken at the last minute. In contrast, Naseer Mazraoui returned. After suffering from gastroenteritis, he was restored to the Bayern Munich squad, who was replaced by Yehia Atiyatalla at left lane. There will be against France.