For the start of their campaign in the qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations (CAN), Côte d’Ivoire 2023, the Atlas Lions have managed a good operation by beating South Africa (2-1) , Thursday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah sports complex in Rabat.
The Lions goals were scored by Youssef En-Nesyri (51′) and Ayoub Kaabi (87′).
The Bafana-Bafana goal was scored by Lyle Foster (8′).
For the second day, Morocco will cross swords with Liberia on June 13 at the Mohammed V Sports Complex in Casablanca.
In addition to Morocco and South Africa, this pool includes Liberia, while Zimbabwe has been suspended by the Confederation of African Football.