Morocco ends its qualifying campaign for the African Cup of Nations in style. After securing their ticket to the finals, the national team ended on a high note by winning against Burundi with a goal from Munir El Haddadi. Satisfied with the performance of his players, Vahid Halilhodzic is determined to do better with the goal of qualifying for the World Cup.
First in Group E and assured of qualification for the next African Cup of Nations, the Atlas Lions, undefeated (4 wins, 2 draws) must now prove that they can go far in the competition, and this no it is not Vahid Halilhodzic who will say the opposite.
The coach of the Moroccan selection spoke after the meeting against Burundi marked by the first achievement of Munir El Haddadi, who has his first feat with the national team since he joined after his change of nationality athletic.
“We finish by being in first place with a large lead over second. It was the first objective achieved, now we have to prepare for the rest, especially qualifying for the World Cup ”, said the Bosnian coach.
“We played in a new way in today’s match against Burundi. We won a small deserved victory, but we could have scored more goals in this confrontation ”, he believes.
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The ex-Nantes admitted that the national team must develop more for the next matches and that he intends to try to “Change organization or players”.
Now, the main thing for him is to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. “All Moroccans are a little frustrated because their team is not very successful in this competition. We have a lot of hope, not only for the CAN but for the World Cup in Qatar ”, he said previously, before adding:
“It gives me a lot of desire and determination to follow my ideas through. I work to make the team more competitive, more daring, especially away from home… We have the ambition to go to the semi-finals or the final of the Can and why not win it ”.