It is the turn of another favorite Morocco to begin their AFCON 2023 campaign as they take on Tanzania.
There are high expectations for the Atlas Lions because they were the first African team to go to the semifinals of the 2022 World Cup.
They have only lifted the AFCON championship once before, and it was way back in 1976. However, this seems like the appropriate moment.
They will be under pressure to create an impression in their debut match since they have incredible quality spread across some of the top clubs in Europe.
Tanzania appears to be a suitable opponent to launch a campaign against, even though they don’t have much weaponry.
Both teams have met four time with Morocco winning three of them while Tanzania won just once.
Here is how both teams line up
Morocco Starting XI
Bounou; Hakimi, Aguerd, Saiss, Chibi; Ounahi, Amrabat, Amallah; Ziyech, Ezzalzouli, En-Nesyri
Tanzania Starting XI
Manula; Mnoga, Miroshi, Hamad, Nondo; Hussein, Mao, Abbas, M’Mombwa; Samatta, Allarakhia