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African Nations Cup
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 GROUP A
MALI
LIBERIA
ALGERIA
NIGERIA
 GROUP B
SOUTH AFRICA
BURKINA FASO
MOROCCO
GHANA
 GROUP C
CAMEROON
CONGO KINSHASA
TOGO
IVORY COAST
 GROUP D
EGYPT
SENEGAL
ZAMBIA
TUNISIA
Nations Cup - Full Coverage
Morocco Morocco
Coach:
Humberto Coelho
Star Player:
Noureddine Naybet
Audio/Video Analysis by BBC Sport's Mark Gleeson
Nations Cup record:
1972, 1976 (1st), 1978, 1980 (3rd), 1986 (4th), 1988 (4th), 1992, 1998, 2000
World Cup record:
1970, 1986, 1994, 1998

Four years ago, Morocco were going places.

At France '98, with Mustapha Hadji at the height of his powers, the Atlas Lions played some of the silkiest football.

But now that looks like a false dawn. At the last Nations Cup they showed none of that sparkle, being knocked out in the first round, and were the most disappointing side there.

Missing out on Japan and Korea on goal difference was another knock to their confidence.

Now, with players like Hadji out of the side, they are struggling to find their former flair.

Coach Humberto Coelho needs to sort that out, and find a solution to their scoring problems.

His toughest job, though, will be restoring self-belief.

Qualifying results
v Gabon 2-0 (a), v Kenya 1-0 (h), v Tunisia 1-0 (a), v Tunisia 2-0 (h), v Kenya 1-1 (a), v Gabon 0-1 (h)
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