12 years after its creation, the Mohammed VI Football Academy, located in Rabat, continues to train the footballers of today and tomorrow. The Moroccan training center has already proven itself, releasing quality players. Its expertise was highlighted by the daily Foot Mercato.
“The Mohammed VI Academy is causing Morocco to panic”, captioned Foot Mercato, in its article dedicated to the training center, in which it highlights
The French daily took as an example many players who left the training center who have proven their worth in Europe, such as Youssef En-Nesyri, Nayef Aguerd or even Hamza Mendyl.
“In recent years, many young people from this training center have gone to the four corners of Europe, in France and Spain in particular. During the last summer transfer window, Marseille recovered the young midfielder Oussama Targhalline (18 years old) ”, writes FM which adds:
“With the success of the players mentioned above, European clubs are now looking more and more at this structure. In France, Olympique Lyonnais had also formalized a three-year technical cooperation with the Mohammed VI Academy. This summer, several young people are expected to leave Morocco to join professional clubs in Europe, starting with Tawfik Bentayeb ”.
Indeed, the Academy participates in important tournaments so that the leading teams in Europe notice their players. They facilitate the work of the scouts because they bring the best of Morocco.
The Mohammed VI Football Academy in Morocco has been designed identically to the training centers of the best clubs in Europe, with educational and sports equipment intended to provide its residents, recruited according to their technical and physical potential.
Only 50 players in the formative phase aged 13 to 18 are allowed. Talents that they protect and on which they work both at the sporting level, with eight weekly sessions, and at the academic level so that they have training.
Young talents compete above their age. They anticipate the stages to better prepare them. Players who train in its modern facilities get a screening to compete in European professional leagues. Those who do not make the jump to Europe compete in the national league like Wydad goalkeeper Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti.