He added during a press conference that all the players are ready to play this match and make an effort to show a good level and achieve a positive result that pleases the Moroccan supporters.
The national team is aware of the responsibility that rests on it to play a match at a high level and strives to win despite the difficulty of the match, he continued.
The match will be difficult against the vice-world champions, who have players who play in big leagues, he said, adding that he is focusing on working within the national team rather than on the Croatian team, which is one of the best teams in this world. .
He noted that achieving a positive result in this encounter depends on a good performance by the players and efficiency in front of goal as the match will be tactical.
The national coach noted that his players have prepared well for this encounter and believed that the support of Moroccan fans represents a strong motivation for the group to win the victory.
The captain of the national team, Ghanem Saïss, for his part, confirmed that the national team’s match against Croatia is of great importance because it will be decisive for the continuation of the competition, stressing that the players are determined to play a good match. match and achieve a good result to make the Moroccan public happy.
The players are well aware of the importance of the first match of the competition, which must be played away from the pressure, he noted, noting that the good atmosphere in the group and its cohesion will be a catalyst to win against Croatia.
He thus emphasized the national team’s determination and its enthusiasm to play a fantastic match against a strong and experienced team.
The Atlas Lions completed the final training on Tuesday morning before the match against Croatia, who they will face for their participation in the World Cup on Wednesday at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor (11:00 Moroccan time).