RABAT, Morocco- The Moroccan National team beat Benin yesterday 6-1 in what appeared to be a very easy exercise in Marrakesh.
Badou Ezzaki’s team seemed very organized throughout the game. The first goal was scored by Malaga’s current sensation- made it to la Liga’s Team of the month– Amrabat from a header after that Omar Kaddouri, who plays for Torrino, crossed from a corner.
Hamdallah, who plays as a striker for Guangzhou R&F in the Chinese Super League, scored the second goal following another crossing from talented Kaddouri.
And after two assists, Omar Kaddouri could not help himself scoring Morocco’s third goal, after a pass from returning Marouane Chamack.
Blackburn Rovers’ striker Rudy Gestede reduced the gap to 3-1 in the extra-time of the first half.
Morocco’s show resumed in the second half following Ayoub Khaliki netting Morocco’s fourth in the 59th minute.
Towards the 80th minute, from what appeared to be an offside missed by the referee, Hamdallah easily edged past Benin’s goalkeeper following a one on one scenario.
Finally, Crystal Palace’s striker Chamack closed the show from a beautiful header, few seconds before the referee marked the end of the game with a final scorline: Morocco 6-1 Benin.
The Moroccan Times.