Morocco v Cape Verde Islands Starting Line-ups

(Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineups for the African Cup of Nations clash between Morocco and Cape Verde Islands.

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Both teams are on one-point each after drawing goalless in their respective opening Group A games on Saturday, and will be gunning to land all three points tonight, especially are seeing South Africa jumped to the top of the group with a win over Angola in the day’s first game.


Montpellier forward Younes Belhanda has been handed a starting recall for Morocco and he comes in as a replacement for Adil Hermach.

Meanwhile, Cape Verde Islands made two adjustments from the side that drew 0-0 with South African, as striker Julio Tavares and defender Admilson Gege come into the starting team.

Morocco v Cape Verde Islands

Morocco: Lamyaghri, Achchakir, Benatia, El Adoua, Bergdich, Amrabat, El Ahmadi, Barrada, Belhanda, Assaidi, El Hamdaoui
Subs: Zniti, Kantari, Hermach, El Arabi, Kaddioui, El Kaoutari, Noussir, Belghazouani, Chafni, Hamdallah, Hafidi, Askri

Cape Verde Islands: Vozinha, Gege, Varela, Nando, Nivaldo, Marco Soares, Platini, Tony, Babanco, Ryan Mendes, Tavares
Subs: Fredson, Stenio, Guy Ramos, Ze Luis, Nhuck, Josimar, Rony, Pecks, Djaniny, David Silva, Carlitos, Rilly

Referee: Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)

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