The new national coach, Walid Regragui, unveiled Monday at the Mohammed VI football complex in Maâmora, his first list of players selected for the two friendly matches scheduled against Chile and Paraguay, on September 23 and 27 in Spain, marked by the Return of Hakim Ziyech and Younes Belhanda.
The list of 31 players called up also includes a newcomer to the ranks of the national team, in this case Walid Cheddira who plays for the Italian club Bari (Serie B).
It also signs the return to the national team of former Rajaoui, Badr Benoun, who plays for the club Qatar SC, as does Abdessamad Ezzalzouli, recently loaned by FC Barcelona to Osasuna.
In total, of the 31 players who will travel to Spain, five play at Botola Pro D1 and represent the clubs of Wydad and Raja Casablanca in addition to RS Berkane.
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Here is the list of selected players:
– Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou (Sevilla FC), Mounir El Kajoui (Al Wahda), Anas Zniti (Raja Casablanca), Reda Tagnaouti (Wydad Casablanca)
– Defenders: Achraf Dari (Stade Brestois), Samy Mmaee (Ferencváros), Jawad Yamiq (Real Valladolid), Roman Saïss (Beşiktaş), Badr Benoun (Qatar SC), Achraf Hakimi (Paris SG), Noussair Mazraoui (Bayern Munich), Hamza El Moussaoui (RS Berkane), Yahya Attiat Allah (Wydad Casablanca)
– Wingers: Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea), Munir El Haddadi (Getafe), Soufiane Rahimi (Al-Ain), Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (Osasuna), Zakaria Aboukhlal (Toulouse), Soufiane Boufal (Angers)
– Midfielders: Younes Belhanda (Adana Demirspor), Soufian Amrabat (Fiorentina), Yahya Jabrane (Wydad Casablanca), Abdelhamid Sadiri (UC Sampdoria), Illias Chair (Queens Park Rangers), Amine Harit (Olympique de Marseille), Selim Amallah (Standard of Liege), Azzedine Ounahi (Angers)
– Forwards: Ayoub El Kaabi (Hatayspor), Ryan Mmaee (Ferencváros), Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla), Walid Cheddira (Bari).