The north African Atlas lion knocks out Spanish La Roja packing them out of the ongoing Football World Cup in Qatar. From the Gorges of Cape Town to the tip of north Africa at Cape Ben Sakka, celebration swept over the continent after a triumphant game of Morocco against the renown 2010 world cup winner Spain.
The merciless Morocco sent Africa into drinks and dances when a 31-year-old pencil thin hero of the day goalkeeper Yassine Bounou saved all Spanish shots on penalties to shut the game 3:0 in favour of Morocco to reach the quarter finals. Shouts of joy could be heard across Kampala and it’s surrounding areas after the final shot was fired by Achraf Hakimi.
Earlier on the game had ended stalemate without any goal behind the net. The last African side left in World Cup 2022 defended tooth and nails throughout the 90 minutes and equally advanced the same in the extra time, also threatening with two golden chances to win it in extra time through Walid Cheddira.
Morocco knew exactly what they were going to do against a favoured Spain side at Education City Stadium in the Round of 16.
In another game Christiano Ronaldo’s side sent Switzerland back home with a tantalizing 6:1 score line despite the former Manchester United’s playmaker not starting the game but rather paved way for Ramos’s hattrick.
A day before that South American side Brazil entertained soccer fans across the globe by thrilling the South Korea 4:1 to book them return ticket back home on the return of Neymer Jr. Tottenham’s wonder kid H.M Son couldn’t save his countryside by close of the game.
Crotia and England were all into quarter finals after amazing wins over Japan and Senegal respectively. Uganda has already started rigorous financial preparations ahead of the 2026 World Cup bid by initiating a 50 shs contribution for every bottle of Nile Special one buys.
However before sending you to such dreamland. This Friday quarter finals Crotia plays Brazil, Netherlans will be up against Argentina and the next day Morocco plays Portugal as England welcomes their French neighbours.