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Renard to stay with Morocco

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Herve Renard has dismissed suggestions that he might leave Morocco.

The French gaffer has been linked with a move to a host of African nations after failure to lead Morocco beyond the group stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Renard has announced his commitment lies with the Atlas Lions ending speculations about a move to Algeria to replace Rabah Madjer.

There’s also talk of a move to Egypt as reports in the Egyptian press suggests the Football Association have sent board member Hazem Emam to convince the Frenchman about the national team job.

However, the two-time African Cup of Nations winner with Zambia and Ivory Coast has no intention of leaving his job with Morocco.

“Some people talk about my future in the media to sow trouble with the Moroccan people,” Renard tweeted.

“Out of respect for the Moroccan people I’m telling the world that I won’t leave for another African country regardless of who it is.”

Renard has now switched his attention to the upcoming African Cup of Nations

Qualifiers in which Morocco have lost their first game 1-0 to Cameroon.