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Football | Afcon

Kantari Ahmed and Tinashe Nengomasha © Backpagepix

Morocco warm up against Wits



Morocco had a scrimmage on Tuesday night with BidVest Wits at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg, playing two halves of 35 minutes each and finishing without scoring.

Wits coach Clive Barker said he was pleased with the exercise, the first run on in a match situation for the club since he took over as coach last week.

He changed most of the line-up at the break to get a good look at all the players available for him, although the likes of injured captain Aaron Mokoena, Emile Baron,

The club’s chief executive officer Jose Ferreira described the opportunity of playing against Morocco as an honour for his club.

The north Africans, who are in the same African Nations Cup opening round group as hosts Bafana Bafana, might have won near the end as they squandered a number of good chances when Wits’ defence suddenly went to pieces.

They also should have had a penalty in the first half but the referee was way behind play and waved the claim away.

But there were also positive for Wits who found good space and managed to create chances of their own.

A thunderstorm delayed the kick off by a half hour and the players had to navigate some potentially treacherous puddles.

Morocco open their Nations Cup campaign against Angola in the second game of the opening day at Soccer City on Saturday.

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