French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into the alleged rape by Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi.

This is an accusation by A 24-year-old woman who accused the Paris St-Germain full-back of raping her at his home in the French capital on 25 February.

The source said the woman reported the incident at a police station on Sunday but did not file charges. The public prosecutor’s office handling the case in Nanterre, in the western suburbs of Paris, declined to comment but confirmed an investigation had begun.

Achraf Hakimi (R) honored at the Best Fifa Football Awards alongside PSG team-mates Kylian Mbappe (M) and Lionel Messi (L)

His performances saw him honored at the Best Fifa Football Awards ceremony held in Paris on Monday evening.

The woman stood on stage to collect the award alongside other winners including his PSG teammates Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.

Neither Hakimi nor PSG has responded publicly to the accusation.