Category Archives: Sports

Africa Cup of Nations Postponed Until 2022 (CAF)

Cairo – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has moved the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations to January 2022.   The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) has been postponed by 12 months, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday. The 33rd

National Football Championship to Resume by End of July, Trainings to Start This Week: Minister

Rabat – Morocco’s national football championship will resume at the end of July while trainings will begin this week, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Othmane El Ferdaous, announced Tuesday in Rabat.   This announcement came during El Ferdaous’ presentation before the social sectors Committee at the House of Representatives, which was devoted to discussing

Morocco’s Maria Oudghiri Wins Arab Virtual Shadow Kickboxing Championship

Rabat – Morocco’s Maria Oudghiri won on Wednesday the title of the Arab Virtual Shadow Kickboxing Championship (7 and 8 years old), organized by the Arab Kickboxing Union. The Moroccan won the title after ranking first with a total of 44.5 points, ahead of her compatriot Rayan Betroune. Third place went to Syria’s Mohamed Noor

Sports Facilities will Be Mobilized for Baccalaureate Exams, Official

Rabat – Sports facilities will be mobilized for the baccalaureate exams, said Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, spokesperson of the government Said Amzazi. The Minister who was the guest of the program “Questions on Corona”, broadcast Tuesday evening by 2M TV channel, said this measure is part of the

Emergency Plan to Get Royal Moroccan Basketball Federation Back on Track

Rabat – The provisional committee in charge of the management of the Royal Moroccan Basketball Federation (FRMBB), created in April 2019 in coordination with the supervisory ministry, has initiated an emergency plan focusing on several priority projects to put basketball back on track after a two-year hiatus. In a statement, the provisional committee stressed that

Covid-19: World Athletics Creates Fund to Support Athletes in Difficulty, on Proposal of Former Moroccan Athlete El Guerrouj

Paris – World Athletics (WA) launched on Tuesday, on the proposal of former Moroccan athlete Hicham El Guerrouj, a US$500,000 fund to support professional athletes facing financial difficulties due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus. Launched in partnership with the International Athletics Foundation (IAF), the fund intends to help athletes who have lost most

FIFA to Distribute $150M among Member Associations

Zürich – FIFA on Friday announced its intention to distribute around $150 million among member associations to help overcome the financial strains due to the coronavirus pandemic.  “FIFA will release all operational funding due to member associations for the years 2019 and 2020 in the coming days as the first step of a relief plan