10,000 Fans Will Support Morocco in World Cup
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Over 10,000 Moroccans fans will travel to Russia to support their team, known as Atlas Lions, in the 2018 World Cup games.
Head of the Moroccan government Saad Eddine El Othmani said on his facebook account that 8500 fans will travel from Morocco while 3000 members of the Moroccan diaspora will join them in support of the national squad.
Morocco is pitted against Spain and Portugal and Iran in Group B.
Morocco will play Iran on June 15. On the same day, Spain, which eliminated Portugal in the last 16 on the way to winning its first World Cup in 2010, will open against the European champion in Sochi.