History has finally become made as Morocco becomes the first African country to ever qualify for the semi-finals of the Men’s FIFA World cup after defeating star-studded Portugal by one goal to nil.
The defeat has however set the bar high as Africans have as well booked a spot in the Semi-Finals of the world cup.
The historic and decisive goal was scored by Youssef En-NesyriYahya at the dying minute of the first half of play.
The win has earned 11 slots in the 2026 World Cup.
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9 guaranteed slots, 1 slot via a playoff, and 1 slot for reaching the Semi-Finals.
Morocco is unbeaten in this World Cup and has only conceded 1 goal.
In the group stage, Morocco becomes the first African country to top a FIFA World Cup since Nigeria in 1998 when Nigeria led group D with 6 points a group that consist of Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain, and Bulgaria.Morocco advanced to the last 16 at the World Cup for just the second time after clinging on for a 2-1 win over Canada on Friday.
The Moroccans’ only other trip past the group stage came in 1986.