• World Cup 2018: Nabil Dirar Recovered, Will Play Iran Friday

    (Morocco World News) Rabat- The Moroccan Atlas Lion Nabil Dirar has recovered from his injury and is back to training for the team’s opening World Cup match against Iran on Friday, June 15.

    Weeks ahead of the World Cup competition, the national team’s winger from the right side, Dirar, had a calf injury in the middle of training and had to miss the friendly match against Slovakia in Geneva on June 4.

    To avoid the risk of losing Dirar’s assets during the competition, the team’s coach, Hervé Renard, spared him from playing in the friendly match, saying:“It’s just a precaution to be in possession of all our strength… It’s better to leave him a few days off, and not let him play tomorrow to make sure he can get back in shape pretty quickly.”

    Renard had already made a back-up plan in case Dirar’s injury did not heal in time: “There is no point in taking unnecessary risks…

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