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Iran has powerful attackers: Moroccan captain

Algiers, Iran has strong attackers, but morocco tries to leave the court with an acceptable result, said the captain of Morocco national soccer team.

'Everyone wants to see that we don't receive a goal. Although Iranian attacker are strong, Moroccan defenders can stop them,' said Mehdi Benatia who plays for Italy's Juventus, according to Morrocan website Hespress.

'After a 20-year absence, Morocco was able to participate in the FIFA World Cup again. All the team hopes to make their people happy.'

The game between Iran and Morocco is scheduled to be held in Saint Petersburg Stadium on Friday afternoon at 6:00 local time.

Iran is in Group B of the World Cup with Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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