Morocco’s Sofiane Boufal dedicated his team’s historic win to Muslims around the world.
It should be remembered, Morocco kept the Arab world’s World Cup dreams alive as they beat fan favorites Spain in a penalty shootout on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals.
In doing so, it became the first Arab nation to reach the last eight, securing a breakthrough for the region in the first global tournament in the Middle East, and also the fourth African team in World Cup history to do so. went
Morocco’s victory added to the luster of another Arab victory in the tournament, which saw Saudi Arabia upset by Argentina and Tunisia by France in the group stage.
Morocco, beat Spain 3-0 in a shootout after a 0-0 draw at the end of two hours of high-energy action. She has a chance to become the Arab world and Africa’s first semi-finalist if she continues to harness the massive support that has backed her through an impressive array of results.