LIVE: Morocco v Malawi | AFCON 2021 | Last 16

Date | 25 January 2022

Time: 14:00 ET Canada-USA | 21:00 CLT

Referee | Pacifique Ndabihawenimana (Burundi)

Venue | Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo

Malawi and Morocco will lock horns for the first time in the AFCON at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo.

Underdogs Malawi will be playing only their 10th game in this competition and they have only won two Africa Cup of Nations matches.

They are unbeaten in two games, though, having remained in the tournament courtesy of a 2-1 win over Zimbabwe and a battling goalless draw against Senegal.

Morocco beat Ghana and Comoros en route to last 16 before a 2-2 draw with Gabon.

Vahid Halilhodzic’s side will under pressure to progress in Yaounde by dispatching a Malawi side that had an average of just 31.5 percent of possession in the group stage, the lowest of any team.

One to watch: Sofiane Boufal (Morocco)

Boufal is Morocco’s leading scorer in the tournament with two and he also created 10 chances

Only Algeria’s Youcef Belaïli created more opportunities in the group stage with 12 and Morocco will expect the winger to step up again.

LIVE: Morocco v Malawi | AFCON 2021 | Last 16

Time: 14:00 ET Canada-USA | 21:00 CLT

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