The Atlas Lionesses have displayed a remarkable performance in their World Cup journey hosted by Australia and New Zealand, even though they were eliminated in the Round of 16 by France, an achievement that is set to be etched in the history of Moroccan football, said the former FC Porto and Coventry City player in a statement to MAP.
Despite their limited experience in such global events, the Moroccan national team has accomplished a remarkable feat, a culmination of years of dedicated efforts aimed at nurturing the growth of women’s football in the country, the former moroccan international emphasized that this World Cup participation will contribute to the maturity and experience of the Atlas Lionesses and women’s football as a whole.
The former defensive midfielder underlined that the Moroccan players had shown great commitment and determination in their matches at this competition, highlighting their great talent and the fine performances they had put in during the World Cup.
Following in the footsteps of the men’s first team and other national teams, the Atlas Lionesses have become a source of inspiration and motivation for the promotion of sport in general, and women’s football in particular, thanks to their prowess at this major footballing event, he noted.
From now on, the focus must be on the national women’s championship, to offer players and young talents the opportunity to improve their level and showcase their talents in a professional setting, he concluded.