Qualifying for the Big 16, Morocco’s national team hoists the Palestinian flag on the pitch

Bisnis.comSOLO- Morocco came as a surprise as he managed to emerge victorious from Group F in the preliminary round on Thursday (1/12/2022).

The Atlas lion managed to move Croatia’s position to the top of the standings. Morocco also got the top 16 ticket with the acquisition of 7 points.

Group winners Morocco celebrated their victory by waving the Moroccan flag and Palestine.

After the game, a player brought a Palestinian flag and hoisted it with several staff members.

The hoisting of the Palestinian flag was done by Hakim Zayech cs as a form of solidarity with other Muslim majority countries.

“The Moroccan national team unfurled the Palestinian flag, after beating Canada 2-1. It’s a form of solidarity with Palestine,” Al Jazeera journalist Usher Komugisha tweeted on Friday (2 /12/2022).

As is known, Morocco successfully qualified for the Round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup after beating Canada 2-1.

In the first half, the match opened with a superb goal from Morocco in the 4th minute thanks to a kick from Hakim Ziyech. This easy goal was even unexpected for Canadian goalkeeper Milan Borjan.

Morocco attacked the Canadian goal again in the 23rd minute thanks to a kick from Youssef En-Nesyri. Going forward alone, the striker’s kick with back number 19 could not even be chased away by the opponent.

At the start of the second half, Morocco is still trying to attack the Canadian defense in the last Group F match on Thursday (1/12/2022).

Morocco also once again successfully penetrated the Canadian goal. Unfortunately, the goal had to be disallowed by the referee.

In the 71st minute, Canada nearly equalized but missed when hit by the crossbar and bounced in front of goal.

Two Morocco goals were disallowed in the first and second rounds. Until the whistle, the goal remained at 2-1.

In the round of 16, Morocco, winners of group F, will face the second in group E on Tuesday (6/12/2022). Meanwhile, Croatia will face the Group E champions against the Group F runners-up on Monday (5/12/2022).

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