On the eve of Morocco’s entry into the 2021 AFCON on Monday against Ghana, a headache in prospect for Atlas Lions coach Vahid Halilhodzic.
Indeed, the technician risks having to compose without his 3 professional center-forwards against the Black Stars!
Generally well informed, the Maghrib Foot account reports that Youssef En-Nesyri and Ryan Mmaee are injured and unavailable, while the other leading forward, Ayoub El Kaabi, has tested positive for Covid-19, as has the midfielder. Aymen Barkok.
This massacre risks forcing “Coach Vahid” to innovate by aligning on the front of the attack, a player who is not a number nine by profession, probably Munir El Haddadi or Soufiane Rahimi.
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“BREAKING: Several key players missing for Morocco in tomorrow’s #AFCON2021 opener against Ghana. Aymen Barkok and Ayoub El Kaabi ruled out after testing COVID-19 positive, while Youssef En-Nesyri and Ryan Mmaee are injured, per @benaous44. All three forwards out.” tweeted by Maghrib Foot.
“According to @Le360fr, Vahid Halilhodzic will start with a front-three of Sofiane Boufal, Ilias Chair and debutant Tarik Tissoudali against Ghana tomorrow. #AFCON2021” the report added.
More to follow…….