Moroccans were left in a celebratory mood after their national football team qualified for the semi-finals at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Morocco’s national team ‘The Atlas Lions’ beat Portugal 1-0 during the quarter-finals on Saturday, December 10, 2022, to become the first African, and Arab nation to qualify for the semi-finals at the FIFA World Cup. The team now represents the whole continent as they look forward to preparing for the finals.
‘The Atlas Lions’ have progressed in the FIFA World Cup without conceding a goal from their opposition. The team played against big teams like Belgium, Spain, and Portugal to achieve this milestone, attracting praise from politicians, fans, and sports analysts. Celebratory messages have also been posted on social media to celebrate the ‘Underdog’ team. Morocco is set to play against France in the semi-final on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, with hopes of qualifying for the finals.