AFCON AFCON 2023: Morocco vs DR Congo confirmed line up

Morocco’s Atlas Lions will seek to confirm their place in the round of 16 but DR Congo stands in their way in Group F when they face off on Sunday.

The 2022 World Cup semifinalists come into the game on the back of an impressive 3-0 win over Tanzania in their opening game and will look to build on that.

On the other hand, DR Congo Leopards drew 1-1 with Zambia’s Chipolopolo in a game they dominated but wasted several goal scoring chances to win the game.

Head-to-Head;

– Morocco are unbeaten against DR Congo in the last three meetings (W1, D2). However, DR Congo beat Morocco 1-0 in the 2017 Afcon round 16 clash enroute to the quarter-finals.

-DR Congo coach Sébastien Desabre has previously managed Moroccan club Wydad AC.

– Youssef En-Nesyri ended a six-match goal drought for club and country with a goal against Tanzania.

– DR Congo’s Brentford forward scored his sixth goal for club and country with a goal against Zambia.

Morocco XI: Bounou, Hakimi, Aguerd, Saiss, Chibi, Amrabat, Ounahi, Amallah, Ziyech, En Nesyri, Boufal.

DR Congo XI: M’Pasi, Kalulu, Mbemba, Baka, Masuaku, Moutoussamy, Bongonda, Kakuta, Picket, Wissa, Bakambu.


Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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