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Barcelona-mercenary Munir to CAS to Morocco to play at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

Munir El Haddadi has the hope to Morocco to play at the world cup are not yet specified. The attacker, who by Deportivo Alaves FC Barcelona is rented, get to sporttribunaal CAS to switch from the Spanish to the Moroccan voetbalnationaliteit.

Munir did in march at the FIFA a request to switch, but the regulations of the wereldvoetbalbond are not. FIFA gave earlier, however, in the future, perhaps, what coulanter to deal with this kind of cases.

The 22-year-old Munir was born in Spain and has a Moroccan father. He attended the youth academy of FC Barcelona and played so far one international match for Spain. That was in september 2014 the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier against Macedonia, in which he the last quarter as a substitute taking part in.

If a player only training duels for a country has played, is a change of voetbalnationaliteit still possible. Because Munir participated in a kwalificatieduel, his choice for Spain, according to FIFA rules as final seen. In his efforts to still to switch, the vleugelspeler support of the Moroccan football federation.

Group B

The CAS does probably in may judgment. Interestingly, given that Spain and Morocco at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia in the same group. The countries playing on 25 June in Kaliningrad against each other. Portugal and Iran are the other countries in group B.

The opening match of the world cup on 14 June in Moscow will host Russia and Saudi Arabia.

View the program of the world CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

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