Morocco African Nations Cup begins today against arch rival Tunisia

Today starts the African Cup than really for all Moroccans around the world.

The Lions of the Atlas take on arch rival Tunisia in Group c. the match ranks as one of the squatters in the group stage because both countries lay claim to the title of African champion. Coach Eric gerets and Hammad Kharja have at least confident. At the press conference, the captain and the national coach to express their ambitions.


' We are ready for the African Nations Cup after we have prepared us well in Spain. No player is injured and everyone is fit enough to play tomorrow against Tunisia. Even Oussama Abdi is fit enough to play for tomorrow. Abdi runs a day ahead of schedule and is fully fit by the medical staff. My players have on arrival in Libreville show they fit and motivated for the African Nations Cup. ''

'' The high temperature makes us not to worry, because we will play the match in the evening. '


'' I have to different Africa Cups participated. I don't know if this is my last African Cup will be, but I do know that we have come here to win the Cup. We want to take revenge on Tunisia tomorrow, especially after the defeat in the final of the African Cup in 2004 and 2006 during qualifying for the World Cup were turned off by Tunisia.

We are ready to show the best of ourselves and our Moroccan public pride, that us since the beginning supportert. As the national coach said earlier; all players are fit and we are ready for the first race.