Chelsea ahead Hakim Ziyech says he has no plans to return to the Morocco nationwide crew even when they qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, suggesting he has give up worldwide soccer for good after a fallout with coach Vahid Halilhodzic.
Ziyech has been concerned in a confrontation with Halilhodzic, who accused him of feigning harm to keep away from enjoying for Morocco in mid-year friendlies final June. The participant denies the accusation.
It meant he was overlooked of the squad for the current Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon, with Halilhodzic suggesting he had no intention of choosing the attacker for the World Cup qualification playoff tie in opposition to the Democratic Republic of Congo in March.
“I can’t return to the nationwide crew. That’s my ultimate choice,” Ziyech informed reporters on Tuesday. “I’m focussing on what I’m doing with my membership. It was a call he [Halilhodzic] made and it’s a must to respect it.
“However then if all of the mendacity comes with it, for me it’s clear and I can’t return to the nationwide crew.”
Ziyech was born within the Netherlands and was a junior worldwide for that nation, however switched allegiances to Morocco in 2015. He received 40 caps, scoring 17 targets.