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Morocco vs Benin, 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations – Preview, Prediction, Team Squads and Match Details

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It’s crunch time at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Enduring underachievers Morocco go facing underdogs Benin the first of eight last 16 fixtures on Friday. Morocco are hoping to keep up their 100% record in the Afcon last 16. Benin have lost their last three games against Morocco by a total score of 13-2 however look much improved at this 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Morocco sealed top spot in Group D with their third successive 1-0 triumph of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as they saw off South Africa to advance as one of three teams with a 100% record.

The Moroccans appeared as though they were going to drop their first points in the group stage with the game goalless heading into the last minutes yet Mbark Boussoufa turned the ball over from short proximity at the passing to grab the success for this side.

Morocco just made a few improvements to their side notwithstanding previously qualifying for the last 16 yet Noussair Mazraoui is required to return straight in to the beginning XI alongside goalkeeper Bono.

Benin figured out how to sneak their way into the knockout stages of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after their draw with Cameroon – their third of the competition – was sufficient for them to advance as a standout amongst the best third-placed teams.

With such a great amount on hold for Benin, they realized a draw would see them qualify and they made it their mission to keep Cameroon from scoring which they figured out how to do in spite of the fact that it was to the impairment of the quality of the game.

Benin failed to register a single shot on target yet their game plan worked as they secured a goalless draw and they are probably going to make it hard for Morocco with scarcely any, progressions expected for their last 16 conflict.

Morocco vs Benin Match Prediction

Morocco and Benin meet in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with both advancing with altogether different records. Morocco won every one of the three of their matches in the group and while Benin were likewise unbeaten, they could just oversee draws their games. They advanced gratitude to a scrappy draw with Cameroon which they made it hard for the opposition to score and they will utilize comparable strategies once more. That could force the game into extra-time and in spite of the fact that they will make it intense, Morocco ought to have the option to claim the success somehow.

Here’s how individuals can watch the Morocco vs Benin match and what to know:

When is Morocco vs Benin match happening?

The Morocco vs Benin match will happen on Friday 5th July, 2019 – 17:00 (UK).

Where is Morocco vs Benin happening?

The Morocco vs Benin match will be played at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.

What TV channel is Morocco vs Benin on?

All AFCON matches will be televised live on either Eurosport 1 or Eurosport 2.

Where can people stream Morocco vs Benin?

In Africa, SuperSport 4 and 10 will broadcast the match and the opening ceremony.

Elsewhere: Eurosport Player (UK) and beIN Sports Connect (U.S.).

Where can people get tickets for Morocco vs Benin?


Morocco vs Benin Full Team Squads

Morocco Team Players

Goalkeepers: Munir Mohand Mohamedi, Yassine Bounou, Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti

Defenders: Medhi Benatia, Manuel da Costa, Romain Saiss, Nabil Dirar, Achraf Hakimi, Yunis Abdelhamid, Noussair Mazraoui

Midfielders: Mbark Boussoufa, Karim El Ahmadi, Younes Belhanda, Faycal Fajr, Hakim Ziyech, Youssef Ait Bennasser, Sofiane Boufal, Mehdi Bourabia

Forwards: Nordin Amrabat, Youssef En-Nesyri, Khalid Boutaib, Abderrazak Hamdallah, Oussama Idrissi

Benin Team Players

Goalkeepers: Fabien Farnolle, Saturnin Allagbe, Cherif Dine Kakpo

Defenders: Khaled Adenon, Junior Salomon, David Kiki, Seidou Baraze, Emmanuel Imorou, Rodrigue Fassinou, Olivier Verdon, Moise Adilehou

Midfielders: Stephane Sessegnon, Jordan Adeoti, Mama Seibou, Sessi D’Almeida, Tidjani Anaane, Rodrigue Kossi

Forwards: Mickael Pote, Jodel Dossou, David Djigla, Steve Mounie, Segbe Azankpo, Cebio Soukou


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