Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Football | Afcon 2017

Adel Taarabt © Action Images

Taarabt picks club over country



Queens Park Rangers midfielder Adel Taarabt has revealed that he refused playing with Morocco at Afcon and leave his club that is suffering in the English league.

” My team is at the bottom of the league, and I cant leave them to play at Afcon. I talked with my family and close friends and they supported me with this decision” Adel said to Morocco TV .

”The team gives me a lot of good things and I cant leave them . I know that my decision makes many Moroccan fans angry with me but I want to help my team” he added.

“ Morocco has many good players and even without me they will do well at Afcon”.

The Queens Park Rangers midfielder was accused of disrespecting Rachid Taoussi in an exchange of text messages and the head coach dropped him from the Lions squad before the Moroccan FA asked him for an apology.

Taarabt who was started his career with Lens moved to Queens Park Rangers at 2009 from Tottenham Hotspur.

Morocco will start their matches against Angola on Saturday at the National Stadium.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Segun Odegbami
Oh Barcelona, what have you done?
I am yet to wake up from the nightmare of last Tuesday night.

Sunday Oliseh
Is Messi-led Barca at a dead end?
If there ever was a game where a club side played at near perfection, it was on the night that...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Pundits, Arsenal and PL title race
Last weekend following Arsenal's defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, the fans of the North London...

Emeka Enyadike
Eagle heights for Lion Kings
Cameroon’s triumph over Egypt in the 2017 Afcon final has been a refreshing turn of event, and they...