Morocco launches fifth bid to host World Cup

Football fever in the country has never been higher.

    Morocco is making its fifth bid to host the World Cup.

    The government has big plans to invest $16bn in infrastructure and preparations if they win the bid.

    Football fever in the country has never been higher, and all eyes are on the national team playing in this year's tournament in Russia.

     

    Al Jazeera's Abdelmounim El Amrani reports from Rabat.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?