Morocco in friendly against Swiss side Grasshoppers

Arsenal and Morocco striker Marouane Chamakh
Marouane Chamakh has been included in Morocco's Africa Cup of Nations squad.

Morocco have lined up a friendly against Swiss side Grasshoppers in preparation for this month's Africa Cup of Nations.

The Atlas Lions will play the game in the Spanish city of Marbella on 15 January.

Morocco coach Eric Gerets has set up the match to help in their preparation for Africa's flagship tournament which starts on 21 January.

The north Africans will start their training camp in Marbella on Saturday.

Morocco kick off their Nations Cup Group C campaign against north African rivals Tunisia on 23 January.

They wil also play against co-hosts Gabon and then newcomers Niger.

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