World Cup 2018: Morocco team profile
Last Updated: 11/06/18 2:31pm
From fixtures and fun facts to the key men, all you need to know about Morocco ahead of this summer's World Cup.
Manager: Herve Renard
Star man: Medhi Benatia - The Juventus defender netted a vital goal against the Ivory Coast in November, and has featured more than 50 times for Morocco.
How they qualified: Group C winners in African qualifying after beating Ivory Coast in a winner-takes-all clash on the final matchday.
History: Four finals appearances, having last qualified in 1998. Best achievement is a run to the last 16 at the 1986 World Cup.
Fun fact: Morocco are bidding to host the 2026 World Cup, and are competing against a joint bid from Canada, Mexico and the United States - a decision will be made on June 13.
Best World Cup moment: After two 0-0 draws with Poland and England in the 1986 group stages, Morocco's 3-1 victory over Portugal was their first ever win at the finals, and booked a spot in the last 16 - they lost that encounter 1-0 to eventual runners-up West Germany.
Player you've never heard of: Hakim Ziyech - The Ajax midfielder has scored seven goals in 13 appearances since making his international debut in 2015.
Kit: Yet to be revealed.
Group B fixtures: Iran (4pm, June 15, St Petersburg), Portugal (1pm, June 20, Moscow), Spain (7pm, June 25, Kaliningrad)