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Morocco call up Faycal Rherras as injury replacement for Sofiane Boufal ahead of Africa Cup of Nations

Posted: 14 January 2017 Time: 12:22

Scotland-based midfielder Faycal Rherras has been called up by Morocco for the African Nations Cup.

The 23-year-old Heart of Midlothian man, who was born in Belgium and has a single cap for Morocco, replaces Sofiane Boufal, who pulled out of the tournament because of injury.

Morocco have also seen key midfielder Younes Belhanda and attackers Noureddine Amrabat and Oussama Tannane forced out of the finals in Gabon through injury.

Morocco begin their campaign on Monday in Group C against the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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