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Morocco Eliminates Portugal To Set Up Another African Record At The World Cup.

  • Morocco becomes the first African Nation to reach the Semifinals of the World Cup.
  • Morocco has conceded just one goal in their last eight matches under Walid Regragui.
  • Regragui becomes the first African coach to lead an African nation at the world cup semifinals.
  • Morocco breaks creates another record of being the only Africa side to go six games unbeaten at the World Cup – surpassing Cameroon’s record of five games unbeaten from 1982 to 1990.
  • Christiano Ronaldo, 37, made his 196 international appearances for Portugal  – equaling Kuwait ‘s Bader Al- Mutawa’s record.


Morocco has beaten Portugal 1-0 to become the first African nation to reach the semi-final.


Striker Youssef En-Nesyri scored only his third world cup goal – which became the winning goal of the game – leaping highest to beat goalkeeper Diogo Costa to score the goal that created history for the African continent.

The All Thumama Stadium was dominated by the North African supporters as they celebrated a landmark victory for African football on the global stage.

The Portuguese on paper were the dominant side in terms of the procession but Walid Regragui’s men had their game plan of making counters throughout the game.

The Portuguese came close to level scores through Bruno Fernandez but his brilliant efforts struck the crossbar.

Ronaldo who was making his 196 international caps had a chance but saw his shot saved by the Moroccan keeper.

The 1976 African Champions had to work extremely hard after Cheddira was shown a second yellow for a clumsy challenge on Felix Joao at Stoppage time.

Morocco will now face either France or England in the Semis on Wednesday.

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