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La Liga giant Interested in CHAN record breaker El Kaabi - FCNaija

La Liga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/02/2018

Ayoub El KaabiLa Liga giant Atletico Madrid are interested in African Nations Championship (CHAN) record breaker Ayoub El Kaabi after an impressive in just concluded tournament in Morocco.

The 26-year-old striker who helped Morocco to become champions of the African Nations Championships 2018 and set a record of scoring nine goals which is a record tally for a single tournament also named the player of the competitions with Atlas Lion hammers Super Eagles in the final 4-0. 

According to Moroccan newspaper Assabah claiming Sportive de Berkane president, Abel Majid Madrane confirmed that Atletico Madrid is among several expressed their desire to bring El Kaabi to Wanda Metropolitano.

El Kaabi told Radio Mars "I am honoured that a club like Atletico Madrid has shown interest in me." but my main objective now to fight for place for Herve Renard's Morocco squad going to World Cup in Russia

El Kaabi had not represented his country before the African Nations Championships but looks sure to break into the national side after such an impressive tournament.

 

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