First the FRMF sent a delegation to Utrecht to offer its condolences to the member of PSV Eindhoven and his family. The Federation also granted the last wish of the deceased by facilitating all the administrative procedures for a burial in his homeland at the Rif.
Signs of benevolence that have continued in Morocco. Faouzi Lakjaa participated in the funeral of Father Ihattaren with the governor of Al Hoceima Farid Chourak.
As a reminder, Mohammed Ihattaren is, for some months, the object of all the attentions of the Moroccan and Dutch sports authorities. Under pressure, the player asked for time before making up his mind, saying that he was worried about his father's fragile health.
Since the cases of defender Khalid Boulahrouz and midfielder Brahim Afellay, who had chosen the Oranges, more and more footballers of Rifain origin and evolving in the Dutch championship have chosen to wear the Moroccan jersey. The list includes Hakim Ziyech, Noussair Mazraoui, both play Ajax, or Osama Idrissi AZ Alkmaar.