Moroccan international Abdessamad Ezzalzouli, member of FC Barcelona, stands as the “undisputed star” of the African Cup of Nations under 23 (CAN U23) which is currently being played in Morocco, writes, Wednesday, the Spanish sports daily “AS”.
“In two matches, Ezzalzouli has already scored three goals and delivered two assists, which makes him the undisputed star of the tournament”, underlines the specialized newspaper, noting that the Barça player, who signed a good season on loan at Osasuna, continues its rise.
“Many Moroccan heroes from the last World Cup follow the matches from the stands, but Ezzalzouli shows his talent on the pitch, despite having already played 41 matches this season, 34 with Osasuna and seven with his national team “, argues the publication.
The Moroccan striker, who will resume training with the Catalan team on July 10, is coveted by several clubs, according to “AS”.
After the historic qualification in the semi-finals of the World Cup in Qatar, Moroccan football can count on the great performances of Ezzalzouli during the AFCON U23 to continue its momentum and take up new challenges, concludes the sports daily.
The Moroccan U23 selection handily punched its ticket for the last four of the CAN football, after having dominated, Tuesday evening, the Ghanaian team on the score without appeal of 5 goals to 1, in match of the second day of the group A.