Morocco defender Attiyat Allah joins Russian club FC Sochi

Ahram Online , Thursday 8 Feb 2024

Morocco's fullback, Yehya Attiyat Allah, completed his move to Russian club FC Sochi on Thursday.

Yehya Attiyat Allah
File Photo: Wydad de Casablanca s Defender Yehya Attiyat Allah in action. Photo courtesy of Yehya Attiyat.

The Wydad de Casablanca left-back signed a contract that will keep him at the Russian club until 2026.

With 18 international appearances, the 28-year-old was part of the Atlas Lions squad that was eliminated from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in the round of 16, losing 2-0 to South Africa.

He was also a member of the Moroccan national team that made history by finishing fourth in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Attiyat Allah had a previous European experience in 2019 when he spent one season at the Greek club Volos NPS.

He returned to Morocco the following season to join the Casablanca giants Wydad, where he won two domestic league titles and the CAF Champions League title.

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