Morocco to face Gambia and Zambia in warm up to Africa Cup of Nations

Ahram Online , Thursday 23 May 2019,
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Morocco will prepare for this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with two freindlies against Gambia and Zambia respectively, the Moroccan Football Association announced on Thursday.

The Atlas Lions will face Gambia on the 12th of June before meeting Zambia four days later, with both matches to take place in Marrakesh.

Morocco was drawn in Group D alongside Ivory Coast, South Africa and Namibia in the Nations Cup, which will take place in Egypt from 21 June to 20 July.

The Moroccan national team will be chasing their second African title in the country’s history after the 1976 Nations Cup title.

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