Morocco's football federation has lost its case against FIFA to recruit Spain forward Munir El Haddadi before the World Cup.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed Morocco's appeal against a FIFA ruling that blocked the Barcelona player from transferring allegiance. The verdict was given after a hearing on Monday.
FIFA rules prohibit switching nationality after playing in a competitive match.
El Haddadi, who is of Moroccan descent, played for Spain in a 2016 European Championship qualifier...