The decision means Regragui, who had to watch his country’s last group game against Zambia on Wednesday from the stands, will be back on the bench for the last-16 clash against South Africa on Tuesday.
Egypt extended greetings to Morocco over winning the host of World Cup 2030 on Thursday to become the second Arab country to host such an important international event, voicing confidence over Morocco's ability to organize the championship and wished the Moroccan people prosperity and wellbeing
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry made a phone call Tuesday to Moroccan counterpart Nasser Borita.
Aid will be delivered by air and sea.
During the past days, Libya declared a state of emergency due to the Mediterranean storm “Daniel,” which moved with full force into the country from the central Mediterranean, after it acquired tropical characteristics and left huge losses and major damage in Greece, Turkey, and Bulgaria.
Egypt's Ambassador to Morocco Yasser Othman asserted that Morocco highly appreciated the solidarity of Egypt's leadership and people in the wake of the deadly quake that hit the country on Friday, leaving more than 2,000 people killed.
Egyptian Ambassador to Morocco Yasser Othman stated Sunday that communications are underway with authorities to follow up on the circumstances of the Egyptian community.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi offered his sincere condolences to the Moroccan people and King Mohammed VI for the victims of the terrible earthquake that killed more than 2,000 people and left over 1,400 others in critical condition on Friday night.
A 6.8-magnitude quake struck in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountain range shortly after 11 p.m. local time at the relatively shallow depth of 18.5 kilometers (11.4 miles), USGS said, with the epicenter located about 72 kilometers (44.7 miles) southwest of Marrakech, a city of some 840,000 people and a popular tourist destination, according to CNN.
The Moroccan ambassador also expressed his thanks to Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, for his sympathy and solidarity with the Kingdom of Morocco.
Moroccan television announced that the number of victims of the devastating earthquake that struck the Kingdom had risen to 632 dead and 329 injured.
The top team in each of the nine groups, which each contain six countries, qualify automatically for the World Cup.
"Against Brazil we can't change our identity, pretend to be something who we are not, but we can take more risks that we could not afford to take in the World Cup," Regragui told a news conference on Friday.
Minister of Foreign Affairs received Thursday Speaker of Morocco's House of Councilors Naam Mayara in the ministry's headquarters in Cairo.
The Egyptian Minister assured Egypt's keenness to continue strengthening its bilateral relations with the Kingdom of Morocco, which was appreciated by Minister Bourita, stressing the depth of the relationship between the two countries, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid.
The 25-year-old tested positive during the World Cup in Qatar, which forced him to miss Morocco's 1-0 quarter-final victory over Portugal.
Morocco's dream run at the World Cup ended when they were beaten by reigning champions France in the semi-finals but they still have the opportunity to leave Qatar on a high when they take on Croatia in the third-place playoff on Saturday.
Morocco coach Walid Regragui has hardly put a foot wrong in his team's dream World Cup run but he might come to regret the risk he took on fielding injured players, then seeing them forced to come off in Wednesday's 2-0 semi-final defeat by France.
The defending champions took the lead in the fifth minute through defender Theo Hernandez before Randal Kolo Muani added another in the 79th to seal their fourth final appearance in the last seven editions.
France's Antoine Griezmann proved once again that he is the ultimate team player with another virtuoso performance to help guide his team to a second consecutive World Cup final on Wednesday with their 2-0 win over Morocco.