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AfCON 2019 (U23 years): Morocco qualified following the disqualification of DR of The Congo by the CAF

Morocco is qualified for the next qualifiers of the African Cup of Nations (AfCON) football of U23 years, after the disqualification of the DR Congo, on the decision of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), learns Wednesday, April 24, 2019, with the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF).

Following the double confrontation between the two teams on behalf of the second round, the FRMF had deposited a technical reserve with the CAF against the Congolese player Arsène Zola who was ineligible because of his age.

In a statement, the FRMF said it received this Wednesday, in response to its complaint, a letter from the CAF which refers to the decision of its Disciplinary Committee to eliminate the selection of the DRC from the current edition of the AfCON U23 and suspend the Congolese Football Federation to participate in the next edition of this same competition.

Thus, Morocco qualifies for the third qualifying round of the AfCON-2019 U23 where it will face Mali, for a place in the final phase of this edition in Egypt.

The final qualifying round is scheduled to go on June 5th and back on June 9th.

The AfCON-2019 U23 qualifies for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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