Moroccan FA postpones AFCON qualifier against Liberia as earthquake Leaves Over 820 Dead | The Guardian Nigeria News


Morocco’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia has been postponed following a devastating earthquake in the country, reports

More than 800 people have been confirmed dead at the time of writing following the 6.8 magnitude quake near Marrakech late on Friday night, with hundreds more injured.

Consequently, the AFCON qualifier between Morocco and Liberia that was due to hold later yesterday in Agadir has been postponed.

The decision was confirmed via a statement released on the Royal Moroccan Football Federation’s official website, which reads: “Following the earthquake that affected some regions in Morocco, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation announces the postponement of the match that was to take place on Saturday evening, September 9, 2023, between the national team and its Liberian counterpart, in the final round of the qualifiers for the 2024 African Cup of Nations – Côte d’Ivoire; Until a later time, in…

Source: Guardian Newspaper