The Morocco national football team, represents Kingdom of Morocco in FIFA men s international football and it s controlled by the Royal Moroccan Football Federation, also known as FRMF, or in French: Fédération Royale Marocaine de football. the governing body for football in Morocco, The team represents both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF). Winners of the African Nations Cup in 1976, they were the first African team to win a group at the World Cup, which they did in 1986, finishing ahead of Portugal, Poland, and England. They were also the first African team to make it to the second round, barely losing to eventual runners-up West Germany 1–0 in 1986. They also came within two minutes of moving out of the group stage of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Kjetil Rekdal s late winning goal for Norway against Brazil eliminating them.