Sport in Morocco
Sports in Morocco refers to the sports played in the Kingdom of Morocco. As of 2007, Moroccan society participated in many sports, including handball, football, golf, tennis, basketball, and athletics. Hicham El Guerrouj, a retired middle distance runner for Morocco, won two gold medals for Morocco at the Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
- Morocco national football team
- Morocco national under-23 football team
- Morocco national under-20 football team
- Morocco women's national football team
- GNF 1
- GNF 2
The Botola Pro is the top league competition for football clubs in Morocco. Each year 16 teams compete for the championship. Champion and runner-up participate in the African Champions League. The most successful clubs are Wydad Casablanca, Raja Casablanca, and Far Rabat.
- Moroccan Grand Prix (Formula One, sports car, and touring car racing)
- Marrakech Street Circuit (World Touring Car Championship)
- Stade d'Agadir (under construction)
- Stade Cheikh Laaghdef
- Stade Complexe Sportif
- Stade d'Honneur
- Stade Larbi Zaouli
- Stade Mohammed V
- Stade Moulay Abdellah
- Stade de Tanger
- Stade de Marrakech
- Complexe OCP
- Saniat Rmel
- Stade Al Inbiaâte
- Stade El Abdi
- Stade El Harti
- Stade El Massira
- Stade Marche Verte
- Stade Municipal (Kenitra)
- Stade Sidi Bernoussi
- Stade d'Honneur (Meknes)
- Stade de Marchan
- Stade du 20 Août
- Complexe Al Amal de Casablanca
Morocco hosted the 2002 Morocco Cup, which was well attended. Sri Lanka beat South Africa in the final.
Morocco boasts an ICC approved ground capable of hosting full internationals, the National Cricket Stadium in Tangier. It has so far hosted a One Day International triangular tournament, the Morocco Cup in 2002, where Sri Lanka won ahead of South Africa and Pakistan.
Rugby union came to Morocco in the early 20th century, mainly by the French who occupied the country. As a result, Moroccan rugby was tied to the fortunes of France, during the first and second World War, with many Moroccan players going away to fight. Like many other Maghreb nations, Moroccan rugby tended to look to Europe for inspiration, rather than to the rest of Africa.
Notable Moroccan players include: