Morocco to face Slovakia, Ukraine & Estonia

Morocco to face Slovakia, Ukraine & Estonia
Ahmed Hassan Kouka of Egypt battles for the ball with Mehdi Mouttaqui Benatia of Morocco during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football Quarter Final match between Egypt and Morocco at the Port Gentil Stadium in Gabon on 29 January 2017 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Monday Apr 09, 2018. 14:00

The Atlas Lions of Morocco will play three friendly matches ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

This was announced by Morocco head coach Herve Renard on his official twitter page:

"Here are our opponents for our last friendly games of preparation of the World Cup in Russia - Ukraine, Slovakia and Estonia," a tweet read.

The Atlas Lions will take on Ukraine and Slovakia on May 30, and June 4 respectively in Switzerland.

Before travelling to Estonia to take on European side on June 9.

"Now We know our last friendly games before the start of the #FIFAWorldCup in Russia," another tweet read.

The African giants are in Group B alongside Portugal, Spain and Iran at this year's World Cup finals which will be hosted by Russia.

Morocco will take on Iran at the Krestovsky Stadium in their first Group B game on the 15th of June 2018.

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