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Morocco Announce Final AFCON Squad

Bafana Bafana's Group D opponents Morocco have announced their final squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which includes Ajax Amsterdam star Hakim Ziyech.

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Ziyech headlines the Moroccan squad after his scintillating season for Dutch giants, where registered 21 goals and 24 assists across all competitions.

Coach Herve Renard went with squad largely-based with European players, as on-loan Borussia Dortmund defender Achraf Hakimi made the cut after recovering from injury.

The Atlas Lions open their campaign with a clash against Namibia, before they face South Africa and end off against Ivory Coast.
 
Morocco have only won the tournament one previous occasion (1976) and will be hoping to improve on their 2017 campaign, where they were bundled out of the quarter-final stage.
 
Full squad:
 
Goalkeepers: (Malaga, Spain), Yassine Bounou (Girona, Spain), Ahmad Reda Tagnaouti (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco).
 
Defenders : Marouane Da Costa (Ittihad Djeddah,), Ghanem Saiss (Wolverhampton), Abdelhamid Yunis (Stade Reims), Mehdi Benatia (Al-Duhail Sports,), Achraf Hakimi (Dortmund), Noussair Mazraoui (Ajax Amsterdam), Nabil Dirar (Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü,).
 
Midfielders: Karim El Ahmadi Arroussi (Al Ittihad, Saudi), Youssef Aït Bennasser (St-Etienne,), Mehdi Bourabia (Sassuolo), M'barek Boussoufa (Al-Shabab,), Younès Belhanda (Galatasaray,), Fayçal Fajr (Caen), Nordin Amrabat (Al-Nasr,), Hakim Ziyech (Ajax Amsterdam).
 
Forwards : Youssef En-Nesyri (Leganes), Soufiane Boufal (Celta Vigo), Abderazak Hamad Allah (Al-Nasr), Khalid Boutayeb (Zamalek, ), Oussama Idrissi (AZ Alkmaar).

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