Afcon 2021: Halilhodzic happy with Morocco’s win against Morocco

Morocco national team head coach Vahid Halilhodzic was left pleased with his side’s performance during their victory against Ghana.

The Atlas Lions of Morocco won 1-0 in their opening Group C match at the on-going TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021.

Sofiane Boufal netted the lone goal after 83 minutes at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium.

“It was a great road and I’m proud of my team. As you know, we ended up playing without five top players on the team,” Halilhodzic said.

“I’m happy because these young players showed determination and knew how to represent their country’s jersey. We had a tough game with a respectable opponent of African football.”

“We had already tuff a match with Ghana and we ended up tied, but we knew today we would have a tough battle. I was happy with the performance presented by my players.”

“We will continue to capitalize on this determination and confidence shown by the players for the next game,” he added.

Morocco who reached the group of 16 in the AFCON 2019 now top Group C before Comoros later face Gabon.

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