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Fouzi Lekjaa Re-elected At The Helm Of Royal Morocco Football Federation (FRMF) For A Third Term

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation’s (FRMF) electoral commission announced on Tuesday that it received a single candidacy — Fouzi Lekjaa’s — for the presidency of the federation’s steering committee.

“After reviewing Mr. Fouzi Lekjaa’s candidacy file, the commission can confirm that he meets all the regulatory requirements,” a statement on the federation’s website says.

Lekjaa will take on a third consecutive term as head of the federation on June 24, when the next electoral general assembly is scheduled.

Regulations also allow Lekjaa to bring five members on board with him, whom he can designate as he sees fit.

The FRMF’s federal office will consist of the president, league representatives, referee representatives, and representatives of old players, as per internal regulations.

Lekjaa will oversee the national squad’s preparations ahead of the 2022 World Cup taking place in Qatar this November.

His tenure has seen a lot of tensions over the past year. Triggered by an early exit from the African Cup of Nations, Moroccan fans called for the team’s coach Vahid Halilozic to be sacked.

This was followed by an internal crisis in the team, with many high profile players such as Hakim Ziyech expressing reluctance to go back to the team due to rifts with the coach.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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