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Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco Factfile

Factfile for 2024 Africa Cup of Nations Group F contenders Morocco:

Qualifying results: South Africa 2-1 1-2, Liberia 3-0 2-0

Scorers: 2 – Ayoub El Kaabi, Youssef En-Nesyri; 1 – Amine Adli, Faycal Fajr, Amine Harit, Hakim Ziyech

Rankings: 1 Africa, 13 world

Key player: Achraf Hakimi

Coach: Walid Regragui

Previous appearances: 18

Best placing: Champions 1976

Nickname: Atlas Lions

Squad (figure indicates shirt number)

Goalkeepers: 22-El Mehdi Benabid (FAR Rabat), 1-Yassine Bounou (Al Hilal/KSA), 12-Munir El Kajoui (Al Wehda/KSA)

Defenders: 13-Yunis Abdelhamid (Reims/FRA), 18-Abdelkabir Abqar (Alaves/ESP), 5-Nayef Aguerd (West Ham Utd/ENG), 25-Yahya Attiat Allah (Wydad Casablanca), 27-Mohamed Chibi (Pyramids/EGY), 2-Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), 3-Noussair Mazraoui (Bayern Munich/GER), 26-Chadi Riad (Real Betis/ESP), 6-Romain Saiss (Al Shabab/KSA)

Midfielders: 10-Amine Harit, 8-Azzeddine Ounahi (both Marseille/FRA), 15-Selim Amallah (Valencia/ESP), 4-Sofyan Amrabat (Manchester Utd/ENG), 14-Oussama El Azzouzi (Bologna/ITA), 23-Bilal El Khannouss (Genk/BEL), 24-Amir Richardson (Reims/FRA), 11-Ismael Saibari (PSV Eindhoven/NED)

Forwards: 21-Amine Adli (Bayer Leverkusen/GER), 17-Sofiane Boufal (Al Rayyan/QAT), 16-Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (Real Betis/ESP), 20-Ayoub El Kaabi (Olympiakos/GRE), 19-Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla/ESP), 9-Tarik Tissoudali (Gent/BEL), 7-Hakim Ziyech (Galatasaray/TUR)

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