Togo are the tournament's new boys, and they will be aiming to make a lasting first impression when they face the 2018 champions.
The Atlas Lions of Morocco became the first nation to host and win the African Nations Championship in 2018, after an emphatic 4-1 victory against Nigeria in the finals.
Former Morocco international Hussein Ammouta, who guided the Lions to the title, has been charged to repeat his success at this year's edition of the tournament.
Ammouta is one of the most experienced coaches heading to Cameroon, and the 51-year-old has named a travelling squad dominated by RS Berkane players, following their CAF Confederation Cup triumph.
Despite Group C being one of the toughest groups, Morocco have been tipped to make it out and go all the way to the finals, as they are one of the best teams at the tournament.
Togo, on the other hand, will be making their African Nation Championship debut, after shocking the home-based Eagles of Nigeria to a 4-3 aggregate win in the qualifiers.
Former defender and current head coach of the national Under-20 team Jean-Paul Abalo was appointed to lead the Sparrowhawks by the Togolese Football Federation in January 2018.
The Sparrowhawks might be inexperienced, but they are a team to look out for, and they will seek to cause a few upsets just like they did in the qualifiers.
Morocco form (all competitions): WWWDWW
Togo form (all competitions): DDDLLD
2018 highest goalscorer Ayoub El Kaabi has also been called to the Morocco squad, after moving to Wydad in the Botala Pro from Chinese side Hebei China Fortune, and the 27-year-old is expected to lead the Lions' attack.
El Kaabi, Hadraf and Walid El Karti all scored in the 2018 finals humbling of Nigeria, and Morocco will lean on this trio to lead them to the title again.
As for Togo, Ouro-Agoro Ismail and Agoro Achraf will be their go-to players in this competition, after helping ASC Kara to success in the Togolese top flight last season.
Morocco possible starting lineup:
Laaroubi; Baadi, Boutouli, Larbi, Namsaoui; Karti, Jabrane, Ennaffati; Hadraf, Khaffi, El-Kaabi
Togo possible starting lineup:
Aigba; Moussa, Madjedje, Bode, Sama, Toudj; Akoro, Amekoudji, Ozou; Ouro-Agoro, Salifou
We say: Morocco 3-0 Togo
Togo should be taught a footballing lesson, as they face an uphill task against the 2018 champions, who will be aiming to start their title defence on the right note and stamp their name as the tournament's favorites.
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