Morocco confirm friendly matches with Senegal and DR Congo

South Africa v Morocco July 2019
The Atlas Lions are set to resume international duty next month with two friendly matches in Rabat

Morocco will play Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo during the next international break in October, the country's football governing body has announced.

Vahid Halilhodzic's men will play the Senegal national team on October 9 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat before playing host to DR Congo four days later at the same venue.

Both matches will be played at 7 pm local time as preparation for their double-header Afcon qualifying fixture against Central African Republic on November 9 and 17 respectively.

Morocco have not been in action since their 3-0 victory against Burundi in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers back in November 2019.

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Senegal, on the other hand, also have a date with Mauritania on October 13 at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies.

The Teranga Lions were last in action in November when they defeated Eswatini 4-1 away from home in an Afcon qualifier.

Next month, they resume their 2021 Afcon qualifiers with fixtures against Guinea-Bissau.