Morocco national under-17 football team

The Morocco national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Morocco and is controlled by the Royal Moroccan Football Federation. The team competes in the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations, UNAF U-17 Tournament and the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years.

Morocco U-17
Nickname(s)Atlas Lions
أُسُودالأطلس
ⵜⴰⵔⴰⴱⴱⵓⵓⵜ ⴰⵏⴰⵎⵓⵔ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ
AssociationRoyal Moroccan Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachSpain Sergio Piernas[1]
Home stadiumStade Mohamed V
FIFA codeMAR
First colours
Second colours
Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
Appearances2 (first in 2013)
Best resultFourth place, 2013
UNAF U-17 Tournament
Appearances11 (first in 2007)
Best resultWinners, 2007, 2011
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2013)
Best resultRound of 16, 2013

HonoursEdit

Tournament RecordsEdit

CAF U-16 and U-17 World Cup Qualifiers recordEdit

CAF U-16 and U-17 World Cup Qualifiers
Appearances: 1 / 5
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
1985 Did not participate
1987
1989 Second Round 4 2 1 1 3 2
1991 Disqualified
1993 Did not participate
Total 1/5 Second Round 4 2 1 1 3 2
  • Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

2019 Africa U-17 Cup of NationsEdit

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Cameroon 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7 Knockout stage and
2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup
2   Guinea 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6
3   Senegal 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
4   Morocco 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
First match(es) will be played on 15 April 2019. Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Morocco  1-1  Senegal
Tawfik Bentayeb   47' Report Alioui Balde   88'
Cameroon  2-1  Morocco
Ismaila Seidou   73'
Ismaila Seidou   90+2'
Report Tawfik Bentayeb   22'
Guinea  1-0  Morocco
Momo Fanyé Touré   64' Report

Current squadEdit

Squad for 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations.

Head coach: Jamal Sellami[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Taha Mourid (2002-03-04)4 March 2002 (aged 17)   Wydad AC
2 2DF Jihad Moussalli (2002-07-24)24 July 2002 (aged 16)   Fath Union Sport
3 2DF Anas Nanah (2003-03-12)12 March 2003 (aged 16)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
4 3MF Akram Nakach (2002-04-07)7 April 2002 (aged 17)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
5 2DF Oussama Raoui (2002-11-13)13 November 2002 (aged 16)   Fath Union Sport
6 3MF Oussama Targhalline (2002-05-20)20 May 2002 (aged 16)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
7 3MF Oussama Zemraoui (2002-03-01)1 March 2002 (aged 17)   Raja Casablanca
8 3MF Mohammed Essahel (2003-02-17)17 February 2003 (aged 16)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
9 4FW Bilal Ouacharaf (2002-05-09)9 May 2002 (aged 16)   Málaga CF
10 3MF Haitam Abaida (2002-06-01)1 June 2002 (aged 16)   Málaga CF
11 4FW Tawfik Bentayeb (2002-01-14)14 January 2002 (aged 17)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
12 1GK Alaa Bellaarouch (2002-01-01)1 January 2002 (aged 17)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
13 1GK Mohamed Asmama (2002-02-08)8 February 2002 (aged 17)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
14 2DF Achraf Ramzi (2002-02-04)4 February 2002 (aged 17)   Fath Union Sport
15 2DF Youssef Aoujdal (2002-01-02)2 January 2002 (aged 17)   Mohammed VI Football Academy
16 3MF Yassine Kechta (2002-02-25)25 February 2002 (aged 17)   Le Havre AC
17 4FW Faissal Boujemaoui (2002-10-02)2 October 2002 (aged 16)   Genk
18 2DF Mohamed Lakbi (2002-02-21)21 February 2002 (aged 17)   Troyes AC
19 2DF Saad Bahir (2002-01-22)22 January 2002 (aged 17)   US Orléans
20 4FW Oussama Ait El Asri (2002-01-10)10 January 2002 (aged 17)   Fath Union Sport
21 4FW El Mehdi Maouhoub (2003-06-05)5 June 2003 (aged 15)   Fath Union Sport

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sergio Piernas, Morocco U-17 coach: "The Moroccan player has a very special spirit of belonging to the national team"". Atalayar. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  2. ^ "Start list: Morocco VS Senegal". CAF. 15 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit