The Moroccan team gave the surprise of the day, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup after eliminating Spain in a penalty shootout. After the commitment, the strategist Walid Regragui congratulated the performance of his team for achieving the feat and is focused on continuing on the path of victory in this tournament.
“It is a precious moment. We have an extraordinary team and we can go far. It was an intense game in which we wanted to go down in history”, explained, in the midst of jubilation, the coach of the African team during the press conference.
The technical director of the ‘Mechanical Camel’ recognized that Spain complicated his team throughout the commitment. However, he highlighted the effort of his footballers to carry out a difficult duel and thus become the only team in Africa that continues to participate.
“What my players have done is extraordinary. We have spared no energy or effort against one of the best teams in the world, the best in the tournament in terms of possession. They made us run a lot, we knew it, but we have been able to defend and we have one of the best goalkeepers in the world”. explained.
Elsewhere, Walid Regragui he dedicated special words to the fans for their constant encouragement. “It is something wonderful for the Moroccan people. We want to give them more, the maximum on this path (…) It would have been impossible without our fans (…) I am proud of the players”he added.
When will Portugal vs. Morocco?
Portugal and Morocco will face each other this Saturday, September 10, for the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The commitment will be played at 10 am (Peruvian time) at the Al Thumama Stadium.
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