FIFA World Cup World Cup 2022: Canada Vs Morocco Confirmed Starting XI

Morocco could join Senegal as the second African country to reach the round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar when they take on Canada.

The Atlas Lions stunned Belgium in the second group game after a goalless draw with Croatia in the opening game.

Their opponent, Canada have nothing to worry about but would play for pride.

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Canada make four changes to the side that lost 4-1 against Croatia in the last game.

The big news is that skipper Atiba Hutchinson and star striker Jonathan David have been dropped to the bench. Ritchie Laryea and Stephen Eustaquio also miss out.

In come Reading’s Junior Hoilett, Jonathan Osorio, Mark-Anthony Kaye and Sam Adekugbe.

Canada Starting XI: 

Borjan, Johnston, Vitoria, Miller, Adekugbe, Kaye, Hoilett, Davies, Osorio, Larin.

Morocco make two changes to the team that shocked world number two Belgium in the previous game.

Goalkeeper Yassine ‘Bono’ Bounou, who was named in the starting line-up but then taken ill during the anthems, returns in goal in place of Munir Mohamedi.

Former Huddersfield town winger Abdelhamid Sabiri gets his reward for scoring scoring in the that, coming in for Selim Amallah.

Ex-Wolves defender Romain Saiss captain’s the side, with former Southampton player Sofiane Boufal and Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech also in.

Morocco Starting XI: 

Bounou, Hakimi, Aguerd, Saiss, Mazraoui, Ounahi, Amrabat, Sabiri, Ziyech, Boufal, En-Nesyri.


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Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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