D-day for Morocco. In order to qualify for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), local players will have to beat their Ugandan counterpart on Tuesday January 26 at the Reunification Stadium in Douala.
For the 3rd and last day of the group stage of CHAN 2021, Houcine Ammouta’s men will have to seek victory at all costs, from 8 p.m. The match will be broadcast on beIN Sports HD 7, the Qatari group being the exclusive holder of the broadcasting rights for the major competitions of the African Football Confederation (CAF).
The local coach, Houcine Ammouta has previously expressed himself on the need to be decisive in this qualifying match. ” The players must use all the spaces left by the opponent in order to score, while not conceding a goal ”, he had declared.
However, the Moroccan technician will have to do without his defender Abdelkrim Baadi, tested positive and currently in isolation, but will be able to count on an offense carried by Ayoub El Kaabi, top scorer (9 goals) and player of the previous edition organized in Morocco who could well open his goal counter, he who cherished the dream of repeating his feat during this Cameroonian edition.
Morocco had beaten, last Monday, on behalf of the 1st day, Togo by the score of 1 to 0, on a goal from Yahia Jabrane in the 26 ′ on penalty, before missing the boat Friday to qualify from the second match against Rwanda, on the second day (group C). Ammouta’s men were ineffective in front of goal and were content with a disappointing white draw.
Morocco currently leads CHAN Group C with 4 points, followed by Togo (3 pts), Rwanda (2 pts) and Uganda (1 pts).