Morocco rejects Iran friendly match

November 23, 2016 - 17:23

Morocco national football team head coach Herve Renard has rejected the offer to play a friendly match with Iran at the end of December.

The Frenchman has preferred to play Tunisia instead, according to

Morocco will hold a training camp in the UAE in December in order to prepare for the 2017 African Cup of Nations.

The team has been drawn in the Group C of the tournament alongside defending champion Ivory Coast, DR Congo and Togo.

Iran, who is currently top of Group A in the Asia’s 2018 World Cup qualifying with 11 points, will take on Qatar on March 3 before facing China five days later.

Iran is going to play Ivory Coast in its training camp in the UAE.


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