Sofiane Boufal’s response after the win over European Neighbours, Spain on Tuesday afternoon has angered so many Africans who were cheering the Moroccan team as the last African team in the 2022 World Cup.
Sofiane after the game dedicated the group to Arabs and Muslims around the world and left the continent they are representing aside.
“This victory belongs to all the Moroccan people, to all the Arab peoples, to all the Muslim peoples of the world, “. He said
Morocco reached the Wargames Cup quarterfinals for the first time, as they ousted former winners Spain on penalties in a gripping Round of 16 game.
The last African side left in World Cup 2022 defended superbly throughout and had two golden chances to win it in extra time — Walid Cheddira twice going close.
It mattered little, though, as Spain failed with their first three spot-kicks in the shootout, leaving Achraf Hakimi to nerveless y cthe rt the decisive kick with an audacious Panenka chip, and send his team through to a meeting with Portugal who trashed Switzerland 6-1 in the quarterfinal on Saturday.