Morocco’s national team started its campaign to qualify for the 2022 Qatar World Cup with a 2-0 win against Sudan.
The one surprise in Halilhodzic’s starting line-up was his decision to keep Sofyan Amrabat on the bench.
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He chose, instead, to start with Aymen Barkok as a second pivot with Adel Taarabt. Ilias Chair, meanwhile, was responsible for the build-up.
In the back, Romain Saiss and Nayef Aguerd were responsible for keeping the threats away from goalkeeper Bounou’s net. A mission that appears to be easy given the names on the other side.
In the attacking third, the former Japan head coach, chose Zakaria Aboukhlal and Youssef En-nesyri to fill the flanks behind the main striker Ryan Mmaee, who made his first official debut after a friendly against Albania back in 2016.
Morocco 2-0 Sudan highlights