Rabat - The national football coach Rachid Taoussi announced, Wednesday, a list of 24 players who will take part in the finals of the African Cup of Nations football (ACN-2013), due in South Africa from 19 January to 10 February.
Rabat – The national football coach Rachid Taoussi announced, Wednesday, a list of 24 players who will take part in the finals of the African Cup of Nations football (ACN-2013), due in South Africa from 19 January to 10 February.
The list, released at a press conference in Rabat, should be reduced to 23 players before the January 9 deadline set by the African Football Confederation to submit the final line-up of the participating teams. It is marked by the presence of nine local players.
The former captain of the Atlas Lions Houcine Kharja (Al Arabi / Qatar) has not been retained, just like Boussoufa and Mehdi Carcela.
The Atlas Lions will play in Group A besides South Africa, Angola and Cape Verde.
Here follows the list:
Nadir Lemyaghri (Wydad Casablanca)
Anas Znaiti (Moghreb Fez)
Khalid Askari (Raja Casablanca).
Younes Belakhder (AS FAR)
Abderrahim Achchakir (AS FAR)
Zakarya Bergdich (RC Lens/France)
Abdelhamid El Kaoutari (Montpellier Hérault/France)
Mehdi Benatia (Udinese/Italy)
Issam El Adoua (Guimaraes/Portugal)
Ahmed Kantari (Stade Brestois/France).
Adil Hermach (Al Hilal/Saudi Arabia)
Karim El Ahmadi (Aston Villa/UK)
Younes Belhanda (Montpellier Hérault/France)
Mehdi Nemli (Moghreb Tetouan)
Kamel Chafni (Stade Brestois/France)
Chahir Belghazouani (Ajaccio/France)
Abdelaziz Berrada (Getafe/Espagne)
Abdelilah El Hafidi (Raja Casablanca)
Nordin Amrabet (Galatasaray/Turkey)
Oussama Assaidi (Liverpool/UK)
Youssef El Kadioui (AS FAR)
Yousef El Arabi (Granada/Espagne)
Mounir El Hamdaoui (Fiorentina/Italy)
Abderrazak Hamdallah (Olympic Safi)