Morocco’s hope of including Munir El-Haddadi in their World Cup squad has suffered a major setback as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) denied the player’s chance to switch allegiance to Morocco.
The Moroccan Football Federation had appealed to CAS after FIFA had rejected their appeal but were floored again in Lausanne.
Morocco are yet to release their provisional squad ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup with the hope of including El- Haddad
The former Barcelona player has featured for the Spanish national team in 2014 in a European Championship. qualifier against Macedonia in September 2014, when he came on as a substitute and played less than 15 minutes.