The decision of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) caused the postponed match between the two national teams to be held Morocco And Liberia, in the history of the International Federation for the month of next October (between the 9th and the 17th of it), is in the confusion of the “Atlas Lions” preparations for the finals. Africa Cup of Nations 2024.
The African Confederation decided to postpone the Morocco matchLiberia; Which was supposed to take place on September 9, at the Adrar Stadium in Agadir, for the final round of qualifiers for the 2024 African Cup of Nations finals, due to the Moroccan earthquake, which struck a number of regions of the country, 24 hours before the aforementioned date. , after it was not possible to hold it on its original date.
A private source revealed towinwin“The Moroccan national team decided to limit itself to holding one friendly match, which will be against the Côte d’Ivoire national team organizing the CAN finals, on the 14th of next month, after it was scheduled to play two friendly matches in the next camp, but the postponement of the Liberia match forced it to cancel the second friendly, and replace it with a match. Liberia on October 17th, which is the only remaining match for the 2024 Cannes Côte d’Ivoire qualifiers.
Also, holding the match between Morocco and Liberia on October 17th – the last day in the history of the International Federation to hold international matches – will not affect the draw for the African Cup of Nations finals, which is scheduled to be held on the 12th of the same month, after Morocco and South Africa guaranteed their qualification to the finals regardless. About the result of Morocco’s match with the Liberia national team, which was officially eliminated.
Our source did not rule out the possibility of canceling the match between Morocco and Liberia, by the CAF permanently, if the Moroccan and Liberian federations agreed, given its lack of importance, similar to canceling the match between the Brazilian and Argentinian teams, which was stopped and not played, after the two Latin teams guaranteed their qualification to the finals. The World Cup, which Qatar will host in 2022.
The International Federation is urging all teams to play two matches in FIFA history next October, which gives the Moroccan team the possibility of holding only two matches, one friendly and the other official against Liberia.