Only a few weeks separate us from the AfCON 2019, and Morocco will soon begin its preparatory course. The Atlas Lions coach will unveil his preliminary list in the coming days.
Hervé Renard has shortlisted Youssef En-nesyri to take part in the AfCON 2019, announced his club, Leganés, this Friday, May 24 on its official website.
Recall that Youssef En-Nesyri would have informed the leaders of Leganés of his desire to leave the club this summer, had relayed Spanish media. The Moroccan, the best striker of the team this season with nine goals, would like to join a new team and change the horizon.
In addition to the names that play abroad, nine players from La Botola will be called by the French technician. They are Reda Tagnaouti, Yahya Jabrane and Ismail Haddad (Wydad).
On the side of Raja, names like Badr Benoun, Mohcine Iajour and Zakaria El Ouardi, can be included in the list of the White Wizard, tells us a well informed source. And to add that Ismail El Mokaddem (RSB), Abdelkrim Karim Baadi and Youssef Fahli (HUSA), will also be there.
These players could take part in two Lions friendly matches against The Gambia on June 12 and against Zambia four days later.
Note that the Africa Cup of Nations will be played from June 21 to July 19 in Egypt. Morocco is housed in Group D with Ivory Coast, Namibia and South Africa.