The Moroccan Football Association decided to renew the contract of Hossein Amouta, the coach of the local team, after crowning the African Nations Championship for the local “Shan”, which Cameroon hosted during the last period.
The Moroccan national team defeated Mali with two clean goals in the match that was held on Sunday evening, to claim the title for the second time in a row.
A source inside the Moroccan Football Association revealed that it has been decided to renew the contract of Hussein Amouta, and to assign him to lead the local team during the Arab Football Cup scheduled in Qatar from 1 to 18 December 2021.
Hussein Amouta entered the history of Moroccan and African coaches from the broadest of its doors after he wrote his name as the first Moroccan coach to win three African titles after leading the local national team to crown the title of the African Cup of Nations “CAN”.
The young Moroccan coach Amouta managed to write a new chapter in the history of African football, after he overcame the financial team’s hurdle during the final match, beating him with two goals for nothing, bearing the signature of Sofiane Boftini and Ayoub Al Kaabi.
Amouta, who is 52, continued to write his autobiography in the history of Moroccan football, achieving many titles and championships, and became the first Moroccan coach to win three African titles, which he started with the coronation of the Confederation Cup with Al-Fateh Rabat, the African Champions League title with Wydad Sports, then the title “CAN” “With the Moroccan national team, local players.
Amouta became one of the most prominent coaches in North Africa, and was able to crown many titles, and began his coaching career with the Al-Ittihad Al-Zemouri team of Khemisset in 2004, which is the same team with which he started his career as a player, and was able to achieve positive results, especially in the 2007-2008 season when he led The Zemouri team won the national championship and qualified for the African Champions League in an unprecedented achievement.
In the following season, Amouta led Al-Fateh Rabat to reach the final of the Throne Cup before losing the final match to the Royal Army by penalty shoot-out, and in the 2009-2010 season, Amouta succeeded in crowning his first championships after achieving the Throne Cup title at the expense of Morocco’s Fassi.
On the African level, he won the Confederation Cup title after defeating Tunisia’s Sfaxien 3-2, in the second leg, after the first leg ended in a goalless draw.
Amouta then moved to train in the Gulf, and worked in the Qatari Al-Sadd Club in 2011 and succeeded in leading him to the 2012-2013 league title after an absence of five years, in addition to the title of the Emir of Qatar Cup. He returned from Qatar to Morocco to take charge of coaching Wydad Casablanca, and also led them to win the African Champions League and Moroccan League titles.