Morocco vs Ghana – Africa Cup of Nations: Live score and updates

LIVE – Morocco vs Ghana: AFCON giants look to kickstart bid to end decades of disappointment in opening Group C clash, with Premier League stars Thomas Partey and Daniel Amartey set to feature

  • Ghana and Morocco face each other in their opening AFCON clash in Group C 
  • Several Premier League players, including Thomas Partey, are expected to play
  • Morocco last won the tournament in 1976, and Ghana have triumphed five times 
  • Latest Africa Cup of Nations news, including live action and results 
  • Africa Cup of Nations group stage tables – as it stands 

Ghana and Morocco meet this afternoon in their first Africa Cup of Nations clash, with several Premier League stars in action for both teams, who will hope to go far.

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey is expected to be in action, with Daniel Amartey and Jordan Ayew set to feature in the opening round of the tournament.

Morocco last won the competition in 1976, while Ghana will aim for a fifth triumph.

Follow Sportsmail’s DANIEL DAVIS for live Africa Cup of Nations coverage of Morocco vs Ghana, including build-up, team news and updates.  

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Starting XI: Wollacott, Rahman, Amartey, Djiku, Yiadom, Paintsil, Baba, Thomas, Sulemana, A. Ayew, J. Ayew

Substitutes: Nurudeen, J. Mensah, Addo, Issahaku, Kyereh, Boakye, G. Mensah, Owusu, Attah, Tetteh, Mumin, Abagna

Morocco XI: Bono, Mmaee, Masina, Aguerd, Hakimi, Saiss, Ounahi, Amallah, Aboukhlal, Boufal, Louza

Substitutes: Amrabat, El Haddadi, Fajr, Mohamedi, Chair, Chakla, Alakouch, El Karouani, Tagnaouti, Chibi, Rahimi, Tissoudali

Hello, everyone! Welcome along to Sportsmail’s live coverage of the next piece of AFCON action this afternoon, Morocco vs Ghana.

These two nations are absolute heavyweights in African football, but it has been decades since either have tasted success in this tournament.

Morocco last lifted the cup in 1976 and Ghana triumphed in 1982.

They are both expected to go far this time around, and will hope to end their years of hurt.

That journey starts today, and we will bring you minute-by-minute updates from this one.

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