Morocco coach Rachid Taoussi named his Africa Cup of Nations squad on Wednesday, dropping almost half of the group that participated in the previous edition, including Arsenal’s Maroune Chamakh and Celtic defender El Kaddouri Badr.
Aston Villa’s Karim El Ahmadi, Younes Belhanda of Montpellier and Granada striker Youssef El Arabi will be some of the top names to look out for in the outfit during the tournament.
Moroccco are pitted against hosts South Africa, Angola and Cape Verde in Group A, and will play their first game against the Palancas Negras on January 19 at the National Stadium in Johannesburg.
;Issam El Adoua
;Abdelhamid El Kaoutari
;Karim El Ahmadi
;Youssef El Arabi
;Mounir El Hamdaoui