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Morocco - Gambia: The Atlas Lions train ahead of Saturday

Jun 13, 2013, 11:18 AM

The Moroccan national team on Monday evening trained at the fields in preparation for the meeting against The Gambia on Saturday at 21hours at the Grand Stade de Marrakech.

The first test of the week has been galloping absences of Adil Hermach (affected calf) and Yassine Jebbour (ankle injury) rested, sport-maroc.com has revealed.

Kamel Chafni was also absent at this meeting after being cleared by the staff to return to France for family reasons.

This training session, which focused on the work of recovery, began with the bulls in group as well as stretching and field tours.

The players then made a tennis ball, which is in a very good atmosphere. Nationals have been entitled at the end of training in a small game.

The Lions are third in group C with five points following their weekend first win over Taifa Stars of Tanzania who are still second at 6 points behind group leaders Ivory Coast at 10 points. The Scorpions are looking for their first win of the qualifiers.

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), according to sport-maroc, has announced on its official website that tickets for the Morocco-Gambia match, accounting for qualifying World Cup Brazil 2014, scheduled to take place at the Grand Marrakech Stadium Saturday, will go on sale in the city of Marrakech and Casablanca, from Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 June inclusive, at different outlets.

The stores will be open during the entire period from 9h to 19h Marrakech and Casablanca from 9h to 19h Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 9 to 14.

Ticket prices have been set at 150Dh for the grandstand, while a single price 30Dh was selected for all other platforms: East, North and South.