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The Moroccan local team crowned Champion of Africa 2018

 

The Moroccan National team of local players has been crowned champion of the 5th edition of the African Championship of Local players (CHAN) after beating Nigeria 4/0 in the final held at the mythic Mohammed V Stadium of Casablanca.

This victory represents another sign of the strong come-back of Moroccan football on the African scene, just few months after the brilliant qualification of the National team for the 2018 world cup to be held in Russia next June, and the outstanding performance of Wydad Casablanca, Winner of the CAF Champions league in November.

This is the first title of the Atlas Lions in this competition, succeeding Congo which won the Rwanda 2016 edition against Mali (3-0).