Marrakesh is definitely the favorite destination for Algerian foreigners to spend their holidays. Many of them are out of season in this tourist city in southern Morocco.
After Riyad Mahrez, Saeed bin Rahma and Rashid Ghazal went there at the end of May, he announced that the historical scorer of the Greens, Islam Al-Sulaimani also went to the ocher city.
Et comme tout sujet commun à l’Algérie et au Maroc, la polémique est au rendez-vous, entre ceux qui y voient un choix privé des joueurs qu’il faut respecter et ceux qui tentent de donner à des sign quments dés they do not have.
At the end of May, when Algeria was preparing to play two official matches against Uganda and Tanzania in the 2023 CAN qualifiers, the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) announced that Riyad Mahrez injured Therefore, you will not participate in both meetings. Al-Faf confirmed that it had received a medical report from the player’s club, Manchester City.
But the case will quickly take on another dimension after the publication of photos of the captain of the Greens on social networks, while he is on vacation in Marrakesh. Despite coach Djamel Belmadi’s denials, some have gone so far as to speculate about the player’s decision to end his international career.
Away from the sports aspect, and given the state of political relations between Algeria and Morocco, a certain press in this country has expressed great satisfaction with the presence of international star Riyad Mahrez in the Moroccan territory.
Especially since the Manchester City player was not the only Algerian international player who was in Marrakesh at the time. There was also Rashid Ghazal and Saeed bin Rahma.
Algeria played and won its two official matches in the 2023 CAN qualifiers as well as a friendly match against Iran without its captain and teacher, and the story is forgotten.
But not for long as another important player in the national team joined Mahrez in Marrakesh. This is Islam Soleimani, the top scorer in the history of the Greens.
Slimani attended the Marrakech Laughter Festival. His presence, along with Mahrez, did not go unnoticed. The two Algerians were highly sought after by their Moroccan fans for taking pictures. Of course, the videos of the two players’ attendance at the Moroccan festival are the fun of social networking sites and, of course, the controversy.
Soleimani did not dry From the national team match, but some criticize him for attending a festival organized by Jamal Dabouz.
Amidst the full excitement around the Algeria-Cameroon match that closed the doors of the 2022 World Cup in front of the Greens, a former Algerian football player accused the French-Moroccan comedian of being a mediator between the Cameroonians and Gambian referee Bakary Jasama. To fix the match at the expense of Algeria.
The accusation came without the slightest evidence or evidence, but some do not hesitate to mention it after Mahrez and Suleimani attended the event organized by Jamal Dabouz for ten years.
Fortunately, there are many of them on social networks calling on players to live their own lives as they see fit and not to give meaningless meaning to the presence of international Algerian players in Morocco.
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