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Kombe La Dunia Qatar 2022: Morocco Yatinga Nusu fainali


Kombe La Dunia Qatar 2022: Morocco Yatinga Nusu fainali

The biggest celebration in the world took place at the Education City Stadium in Doha on Tuesday night when Morocco defeated Spain in the round of 16 of the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

Most of the crowd of 44,000 fans were overcome with emotion after Moroccan defender Achraf Hakimi gave them the victory with a penalty kick.

Moroccans poured into the streets of Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakesh, and every Western European capital to celebrate the victory.

Even King Mohamed VI joined the crowd celebrating.

After the team danced, hugged and cried in the dressing room, coach Walid Regragui announced a very important announcement in a press conference.

“At one time in Africa, we should have ambitions and why not win the World Cup, even if it will be difficult,” he said.

Kombe La Dunia Qatar 2022: Morocco Yatinga Nusu fainali

Not only did he achieve success on the continent, having coached the Moroccan domestic football team, but he was part of the inaugural Caf coaching class of 2018 – the very first group of coaches to obtain the first higher diploma of soccer in Africa.

He represents everything that is right about African football: He is young, skilled, fearless and an African who loves it with all his heart.

Aliou Cissé of Senegal, Djamel Belmadi of Algeria, Radhi Jaidi of Tunisia and Benni McCarthy of South Africa are other examples of new African coaches of their kind.

It is not surprising that the 2022 World Cup was the first time African nations had African coaches to lead their teams.

But is Regragui right? Africa should ask itself if it can win the World Cup?

As an African football journalist, I often get nervous the week before World Cups because, without fail, at least one media outlet will ask me about Pele’s 1970s prediction that an African team could win the tournament before in the year 2000.

Years ago, I used to reply that Pele said a lot of things that were not necessarily very meaningful, and it ends there.

This year however, I may revisit my answer.

In November, the president of Cameroon’s football federation, Samuel Eto’o, announced that he expected Cameroon to beat Morocco in the finals of African nations.

He was immediately ridiculed online, especially by his fellow Cameroonians, but his statement gave me a different idea – which made me more curious.

Kombe La Dunia Qatar 2022: Morocco Yatinga Nusu fainali

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