By Caleb Lawrence
Nickname: Atlas Lions
World Cup appearances: 5
Coach: Herve Renard
Captain: Medhu Benatia
Player to watch: Medhu Benatia.
The veteran defender has made a name for himself with prestigious European club, Juventus. The Moroccan squad will be looking for Benatia’s leadership from the defensive backline to resist the world class attacking options that Spain and Portugal offer.
NowUC predictor: Group stage exit
Morocco’s 23 squad offers balance, yet does not match the strength of Spain and Portugal’s squads. Morocco will struggle to get out of the group stages, finishing 3rd above Iran.
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— Maroc (@EnMaroc) June 13, 2018