RABAT (AfroBasket 2015) - In the lead-up to the AfroBasket 2015, we take a closer look at all 16 participating national teams competing in the championship running from 19-30 August.
FIBA bwin World Ranking Men: 60th
Last participation in the AfroBasket: 2013 (3 wins, 4 defeats; 8th place)
Best result in the history of AfroBasket: African champions in 1965, second place in 1964 and third place in 1962 and 1980.
Qualified for AfroBasket 2015 - Win over Algeria in FIBA Africa Zone I Group A qualifiers
Since then, Morocco have not returned onto the top step of AfroBasket's podium in 18 attempts.
Fifty years on from their first and only continental title, Morocco are set to return to the scene of their greatest moment, as they will compete in the 28th edition of Africa's flagship event taking place from 19-30 August.
Morocco will compete in Group B - along with defending champions Angola, Mozambique and Senegal at the 16-team tournament, which serves as a qualifier for the 2016 Olympics.
While several generations of players have come and gone, Morocco are still a team filled with talent.
Reaching the Semi-Finals is not impossible for the 10th highest ranked African nation in the FIBA World Ranking.
Key Player: Abdelhakim Zouita, the 29-year-old forward played had a pivotal role at AfroBasket 2013 in Abidjan. He averaged 20 points per game to help Morocco finish eighth. He ranked among all players in scoring behind Nigeria's Ike Diogu.
Abderrahim Najah is the team's other key player. He has become one of Morocco's main offensive weapons, averaging over 12 points a game at the last two editions of the African Championship.
Rising Star: Reda Ali Harras, the 22-year-old point guard, will be making his third appearance in the tournament and is full of ambition.
In six Words: Repeat the feat of 1965.