Regragui includes Brahim Diaz in Morocco’s squad against Angola and Mauritania | sports

Real Madrid winger Ibrahim Diaz has joined the Moroccan national football team, which is preparing to face Angola and Mauritania in a friendly match this month.

The Real Madrid player (24 years old) chose to play for the Moroccan national team after playing a friendly match with Spain in 2021. The International Federation of Football (FIFA) decided to change Diaz’s sporting nationality.

Diaz, a former Manchester City and Milan player, previously wore the Spain jersey in the various stages of the youth national teams.

Morocco, which became the first African team to reach the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup, will play against Angola on March 22, 4 days before playing against Mauritania.

Coach Walid Regragui included the main elements of the team, such as goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, defender Achraf Hakimi, and striker Hakim Ziyech.

The list included the presence of Sufyan Rahimi, the Emirati Al Ain striker, who led his team to reach the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League.

The Moroccan national team lineup was as follows:

  • Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou, Mounir El Mohammadi and Mehdi Ben Obaid.
  • Defenders: Nayef Akrad, Abdelkabir Abqar, Ashraf Dari, Shadi Riyad, Ashraf Hakimi, Mohamed Al-Shaibi, Yahya Atiyatallah, and Youssef Lakhdim.
  • Midfielders: Sofiane Amrabat, Oussama Al-Azouzi, Bilal Al-Khanous, Amir Richardson, and Ezzedine Ounahi.
  • Forwards: Ibrahim Diaz, Elias Akhomache, Ayoub El Kaabi, Youssef En-Nesyri, Sofiane Rahimi, Amine Adli, and Elias Ben Sghir.

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