Morocco want to ditch underachievers tag in Afcon

Morocco

Morocco players before a previous game.

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What you need to know:

  • The north Africa kingdom boasts one of the strongest leagues in the continent and its stars are dotted across Europe, but the national team consistently underachieves in the flagship tournament.
  • Ziyech, leading scorer in qualifying with three goals, has been axed as Bosnia and Herzegovina-born coach Vahid Halilhodzic considers him a "disruptive influence".

Johannesburg, South Africa 

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