Vahid Halilhodzic: the Atlas Lions are ready, and well motivated to face Mauritania.

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At the old age of the match that will oppose the Moroccan selection to that of Mauritania, on behalf of the qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations, Vahid Halilhodzic spoke about the state of mind of the group, with the mission of win this meeting.

Objective victory for Vahid Halilhodzic. The Atlas Lions coach said he was aware of the difficulty of this match and believes his players are ready to face Mauritania.

“In the first leg, the Mauritania team caused us a lot of problems. Tomorrow, our goal will be to win this match ”, he said during a meeting with the press.

Speaking about the state of mind of the players, the Franco-Bosniac says that “Everyone is ready and well motivated for the victory. We worked well and I hope we will have a good match ”.

The Morocco coach said he was delighted with the presence of his new recruit, Adam Masina, as well as that of Munir El Haddadi who will take his first steps with the Atlas Lions after his change of sporting nationality.

Morocco faces Mauritania on Friday in 8 p.m., at the stadium sheikha Ould Boïdiya in Nouakchott, on behalf of the 5th day of the CAN 2022 qualifiers, before crossing swords with Burundi at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Complex, on March 30.

Morocco leads Group E (10 pts) with five points ahead of Mauritania, Burundi and the Central African Republic, which rank respectively in 3rd and 4th place with 4 and 3 points.


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