The Moroccan National Football Team made history in Qatar on 10 December after beating Portugal to the semi-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
In a 1-0 victory, Morocco has become the first ever African and Arab nation to secure a spot in the semi-finals.
Youssef En-Nesyri headed the only goal of the game in the 42nd minute, handing Morocco the historic victory.
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) December 10, 2022
Although Portugal piled up pressure during the game’s second half, with Cristiano Ronaldo as a second-half substitute, Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou shone in several stunning saves.
Bounou has been elected Man of the Match for the second time in a row after the match against Spain, following an outstanding performance in both games.
Morocco had already made history on 6 December after beating Spain in a penalty shootout, becoming the first Arab and third African team to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.
The North African team will face the winner of tonight’s European heavyweight clash between England and France on Wednesday, 14 December.