The Kingdom’s decision was brought into question virulently when they went ahead to hold the 2014 Fifa Club World Cup which also pulled huge crowds they had wanted to avoid for fear of spread of the Ebola virus.
Despite persuasions and health guarantees from the Confederation of African Football, Morocco stuck to their guns and turned their back on the plights of the body to organise the continent’s biggest football event.
The decision was saluted by locals, who lauded their authorities for placing safety of citizens a top priority over football. And in the North African region, the general sentiment was that ...
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