RABAT, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Moroccan football team will play friendly games with Burkina Faso and Tunisia on March 24 and 28 respectively in the city of Marrakech, according to the Moroccan Federation of Football.
Local media unveiled on Wednesday Morocco's final 25-man squad for the two friendly matches, which are part of Morocco's preparation for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
Morocco coach Herve Renard kept the same squad that reached the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations held in Gabon, including the two stars that were injured few weeks before the competition, Nice's Younes Belhanda and Southampton's Soufiane Boufal.
The squad also includes three new faces, namely Real Madrid's Achraf Hakimi and Abdelhamid El Kaoutari and Yassine Bamou from the French teams of Bastia and Nantes.
Morocco is set to play Mali on August 28 in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.