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Morocco coach Vahid Halilhodžić calls up 49 players ahead of 2021 Afcon qualifier against CAR

Morocco coach Vahid Halilhodžić calls up 49 players ahead of 2021 Afcon qualifier against CAR

Morocco national team manager Vahid Halilhodžić has called-up 49 players ahead of the encounters against CAR in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Morocco currently sit on top of Group E in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers with four points with a group that includes Mauritania, Burundi and Central Aftican Republic.

In the upcoming international break the Atlas Lions will face the Central African Republic twice in the third and fourth fixture.

The squad also included a number of local-based players such as Raja Casablanca duo Anas Zniti and Badr Benoun as well ss Reda Tagnaouti, Yahya Jabrane from Wydad to name a few.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers:

Anas Zniti (Raja Casablanca);  Hicham El Majhad (Ittihad Riadi of Tangier);  Monir El Kajoui (Malaga FC/Spain);  Reda Tagnaouti (Wydad Casablanca);  Yassine Bounou (Sevilla FC/Spain)

Defenders:

Fouad Chafik (Dijon/FRA);  Issam Chebake (Malatyaspor/TUR);  Noussair Mazraoui (AFC Ajax/Pays Bas);  Badr Benoun (Raja Casablanca);  Saiss Ghanem (Wolverhampton/ENG);  Jawad El Yamiq (Real Zaragoza/Spain);  Samy Mmaee A Nwambebe (K Saint-Trond/BEL);  Nayef Aguerd (Dijon/FRA);  Yunis Abdelhamid (Stade Reims/FRA); .Zouhair Feddal (Real Betis/Spain);  Hamza Mendyl (Dijon/FRA);  Abdelkrim Baadi (Hassania Sport Union Agadir); Nabil Dirar (Fenerbahçe/TUR);  Amir Absalem (Almere City/Netherlands), Achraf Hakimi (BVB Dotmund/GER)

Midfielders:

Abdelhamid Sabiri (SC Paderborn/GER);  Driss Saddiki (Willem II/Netherlands);  Sofyan Amrabat (Hellas Verona FC/ITA);  Yahya Jabrane (Wydad Casablanca);  Mohamed Ali Bamaamar (AS FAR);  Aymen Barkok (Dusseldorf/GER);  Faycal Fajr (Getafe FC/Spain);  Walid El Karti (Wydad Casablanca);  Adel Taarabt (SL Benfica/POR);  Selim Amallah (Standard de Liège/BEL);  Nassim Boujellab (Schalke GER);  Sofiane Kiyine (US Salernitana/ITA);  Oussama Tannane (Vitesse Arnhem/Netherlands);  Yassine Benrahou (Nimes/FRA);  Younes Belhanda (Galatasaray/TUR);  Hakim Ziyech (AFC Ajax/Netherlands)

Forwards:

Noureddine Amrabat (AL Nassr FC/KSA);  Mohamed Rharsalla (Solvan Bratisalava/SVK);  Mehdi Carcela (Standard de Liège/BEL);  Oussama Idrissi (AZ Alkmaar/Netherlands);  Rafik Zekhnini (FC Twente/Netherlands);  Sofiane Boufal (Southampton/ENG);  Achraf Bencharki (Zamalek/EGY);  Karim El Berkaoui (Hassania Sport Union Agadir);  Oualid Azzarou (Ettifaq/KSA);  Rachid Alioui (Angers/FRA);  Youssef El Arabi (Olympiakos FC/GRE);  Youssef En-Nesiry (FC Séville/GER);  Amine Harit (Schalke 04/GER)

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