Walid El Karti

Walid El Karti is a Moroccan professional footballer, who plays as an attacking midfielder for Wydad Casablanca . He is the goal scorer of the winner champions league 2017. He is one of the most talented players in Morocco .[1][2]

Walid El Karti
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-07-23) 23 July 1994
Place of birth Morocco
Height 1.85 cm (1 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder[1]
Club information
Current team
Wydad Casablanca
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Olympique Khouribga 2 (0)
2013– Wydad Casablanca 212 (20)
National team
2014– Morocco 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 May 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 February 2018



International career

In January 2014, coach Hassan Benabicha, invited him to be a part of the Morocca squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship.[1] He helped the team to top group B after drawing with Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe and defeating Uganda.[3][4] The team was eliminated from the competition at the quarter final stage after losing to Nigeria.[5][6]

International goals

Scores and results list Morocco's goal tally first.[7]
1.31 January 2018Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco Libya3–13–1 (a.e.t.)2018 African Nations Championship
2.4 February 2018Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco Nigeria2–04–02018 African Nations Championship


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  2. "Squad List for MOR-T0014 Maroc Morocco" (PDF). cafonline.com. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. "Burkina Faso/Morocco: Chan 2014 - Morocco and Burkina Faso On the Scene, All the Day's Program". allafrica.com. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. "CHAN 2014: Final Result: Morocco 3 - 1 Uganda". cafonline.com. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  5. "CHAN 2014: Morocco, Zimbabwe Clinch Quarter Finals places with Last Group B wins". tripolipost.com. Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  6. "CHAN 2014: Nigeria stun Morocco to make the semi-final". allsports.com.gh. Archived from the original on 27 January 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  7. "El Karti, Walid". National Football Teams. Retrieved 1 February 2018.

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