There were jubilant scenes in Rabat and on social media after the historic qualification of Morocco to the quarter-finals at the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Newsbreak.ng reports that The Atlas Lions’ supporters and fellow Africans celebrated all over social media after their impeccable performance at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan. Morocco beat European heavyweights Spain 3-0 on penalties after extra-time on Tuesday. The match had ended nil-nil.
The win granted Walid Regragui’s side a place in the next round and many supporters are now hoping for the best.
It was the first time Morocco will reach the last eight of the world cup and it affords Africa another chance to – for the first time ever – reach the semifinal.
Prominent persons from Africa reacted to Morocco’s defeat of Spain.
See some reactions on Twitter below: