Blow For Morocco as Important Player Suffers Injury And Will Miss 2022 World Cup

Blow For Morocco as Important Player Suffers Injury And Will Miss 2022 World Cup

  • Tarik Tissoudali has sustained an injury while playing for Gent and has been ruled out of the World Cup
  • The winger will be operated on Friday, 5 August, and Gent have stated that his injury will be a big blow for them
  • Morocco will be campaigning in Group F in the 2022 World Cup where they will face Canada, Croatia and Belgium

African giants Morocco have suffered a huge blow ahead of the 2022 World Cup of Qatar as their winger Tarik Tissoudali sustained injury and has been ruled out of action for the next six months.

This will come as a disappointing news for all Morocco fans considering the important roles Tarik Tissoudali played in ensuring that his country qualified for the World Cup.

Morocco are in Group F for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and they will face Belgium, Canada and Croatia in which these three matches are expected to be challenging.

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Tarik Tissoudali, Morocco, Gent, 2022 World Cup.
Blow for Morocco as Tarik Tissoudali ruled of of 2022 World Cup. Photo by Matthew Ashton
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According to the report on GOAL, Tissoudali was forced out of the Buffalos' 1-1 Belgian Pro League draw against Sint-Truidense V.V. on Saturday after picking up an injury.

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Gent have also made a statement regarding the injury sustained by Tarik Tissoudali as they confirmed that the 29-year-old will be operated on Friday, 05 August.

Gent's statement on Tarik Tissoudali's injury

"A scan would confirm the nature of the injury and the verdict is tough. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Tarik is now awaiting a rehabilitation of at least six months.
"He will be operated on Friday. Tarik sounds combative and will start his rehabilitation with great courage. The whole of KAA Gent wishes him a speedy recovery."

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Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Mario Rui, who plays as a defender for Italian side Napoli, has waved away rumours of a rift between Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen and manager Luciano Spalletti.

After weeks of him being linked with a move to the Premier League with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle United said to be interested, Osimhen decided to remain at Napoli.

And on Monday, 25 July, Victor Osimhen was back in the headlines this time around for wrongdoing after being sent out of training by Napoli coach Spalletti who was furious with his attitude.

The Super Eagles star shouted at a teammate and made some comments which got Spalletti angry and asked him to leave the pitch.