Infantino Praises Morocco as ‘Global Football Power’

Rabat - Morocco has established itself as a global football power, President of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, said. 'Morocco has established itself as a global football power, not only on the field and sporting results, with obviously the historic qualification to the semi-final of the Qatar-2022 World Cup, but also as the host country of several major events", FIFA President told the press upon his arrival on Sunday at the Rabat-Salé International Airport to attend in the final game of the African Cup of Nations in Futsal. 'I am happy to have returned home, to the Kingdom of Morocco. It is football that dominates, breathes, vibrates and lives in this country,' he said. Regarding the futsal AFCON, Infantino said that 'Morocco plays an important role as the host country', hailing an 'exceptional' organization. 'On the eve of the 2030 World Cup, we know what Morocco knows and can do. We are proud to be part of this great team here in Morocco to participate in these future c hallenges which will change the image of football in the world thanks to Morocco', he underlined. Source: Agence Marocaine De Presse