Morocco coach Vahid Halilodzic announced the Atlas Lions squad that will compete in the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021.
The Bosnian coach decided to give a debut call to Barcelona forward Abdessamad Ezzalzouli, after he recently excelled with the Catalan side.
The most notable absentees came in the names of Chelsea midfielder Hakim Ziyech, Ajax defender Noussair Mazraoui, and Egypt based duo Badr Benoun and Achraf Bencharki who were part of the Morocco side in the recently concluded FIFA Arab Cup in Qatar.
Morocco plays in TotalEnergies AFCON Group C beside Ghana, Gabon and Comoros.
Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou (Sevilla, Spain), Mounir Mohamedi (Hatayspor, Turkey), Anas Zniti (Raja)
Defenders: Romain Saiss (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England), Nayef Aguerd (Stade Rennes, France), Sofiane Chakla (OH Leuven, Belgium), Sami Mmaee (Ferencvaros, Hungary), Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Sofiane Alakouche (Metz, France), Sofiane El Karouani (NEC Nijmegen, Netherlands), Adam Masina (Watford, England)
Midfielders: Sofiane Amrabat (Fiorentina, Italy), Ayman Barkok (Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany), Faycal Fajr (Sevaspor, Turkey), Imran Loza (Watford, England), Ilias Chair (Queens Park Rangers, England), Selim Amallah (Standard Liege, Belgium), Azzedine Ounahi (Angers, France)
Forwards: Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (Barcelona, Spain), Munir El Haddadi (Sevilla, Spain), Zakaria Aboukhlal (AZ Alkmaar, Netherlands), Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla, Spain), Ayoub El Kaabi (Wydad), Sofiane Boufal (Angers, France), Ryan Mmaee (Ferencvaros, Hungary)