Vahid Halilhodzic to Coach Morocco’s National Football Team


Rabat – The Royal Football Federation (FRMF) is expected to announce Vahid Halilhodzic as the coach of the Moroccan national football team.

Moroccan French-speaking news outlet Le 360 along with other local news outlets have reported that the Bosnian coach has reached an agreement with Fouzi Lekjaa, the President of the FRMF in a meeting held on August 14 in Rabat.

The FRMF is expected to make an official announcement on Thursday, August 15.

Halilhodzic will succeed Herve Renard, who has been the coach for the Atlas Lions since 2016. Renard decided to leave the national team in July and signed for Saudi Arabia.

Halilhodzic worked as a manager for many international football clubs and teams, including Paris Saint Germain, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Japan, Nantes,  and Morocco’s Raja Casablanca.