(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat - Moroccan footballer Mohamed Ezzarfani, who is loaned from FC Barcelona to Hércules CF, has been selected to join the Atlas Lions for the preparation stage planned for May 24 to June 2, although he is not in the list of 23 players for the World Cup. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has addressed a message to Barcelona's president to authorize the Moroccan forward to join the Moroccan national team's as an under 23-year-old. Ezzarfani's loan contract with Hércules CF is expected to end June 30, while his contract with FC Barcelona will continue for another season. The Moroccan player posted FRMF's invitation letter on his Instagram account, expressing his pleasure to receive it and to participate in the training for the World Cup. Enhorabuena por la convocatoria con la selección de Marruecos SUB23 te lo mereces por tu gran temporada au que me hubiese gustado verte en la @fifaworldcup me alegro que te allan convocado @mohaezzarfani__11 Une publication partagée par club de fans Moha Ezzarfani (@mohaezzarfani_cf) le 18 Mai 2018 à 12 :13 PDT "