The national coach Vahid Halilhodzic unveiled Thursday the list of players selected for the next two games between the Atlas Lions and Sudan and Guinea, for the 1st and 2nd day of Group I of the African qualifiers for the World Cup in Qatar.
The national team will receive its Sudanese counterpart on September 2 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium in Rabat, before moving to the Lansana Conté stadium in Conakry to face the Guinean selection on September 6, said the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) in a statement published on its website.
Here follows the list of the selected players:
— Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou (Sevilla FC), Mounir El Kajoui (Hatayspor) and Anas Zniti (Raja Casablanca).
— Defenders: Soufiane Chakla (Villareal), Jawad El Yamiq (Real Valladolid), Ghanem Saïss (Wolverhampton) and Nayef Aguerd (Stade Rennais).
— Fullbacks: Achraf Hakimi (PSG), Soufiane Alakouch (FC Metz), Souffian El Karouani (NEC Nijmegen) and Adam Massina (Watford).
— Midfielders: Soufiane Amrabat (Fiorentina), Aymane Barkok (Frankfort), Adil Taarabt (Benfica), Slim Amallah (Standard de Liège), Ilias Chair (Quenns Park Rangers) Imran Louza (Watford) and Youssef Maleh (ACF Fiorentina ).
— Attackers: Soufiane Boufal (Angers SCO), Achraf Bencharki (Zamalek), Munir Haddadi (Sevilla FC), Zakaria Boukhlal (AZ Alkmaar), Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla FC) and Ryan Mmaee (Ferencvárosi TC).