Morocco’s Walid Regragui: ‘We Beat Brazil, in the Middle of Ramadan’
Sunday March 26, 2023
Saturday’s recreation in opposition to Brazil was a testomony that Morocco’s countrywide workforce is “building on the Qatar World Cup momentum.”
Rabat – Following Morocco’s stellar 2-1 win in opposition to five-time World Cup champion Brazil, the countrywide workforce’s coach, Walid Regragui, expressed his delight on the Atlas Lions’ most up-to-date achievement.
“We beat Brazil, in the middle of Ramadan, after the Tarawih prayer, It’s crazy,” Regragui stated whilst commenting on the outcome.
The workforce rose to global prominence within the Qatar World Cup 2022, defeating world-class groups which include Spain, Belgium, and Portugal, and for the primary time in background, the Atlas Lions reached the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup.
The Saturday recreation in opposition to Brazil was a testomony that Morocco’s countrywide workforce is “building on the Qatar World Cup momentum,” striker Soufiane Boufal stated following the recreation.
Boufal scored the opening aim within the recreation within the twenty ninth minute marking a precedent in soccer background, it was the primary time Morocco’s countrywide workforce scored in opposition to soccer gigantic Brazil.
“We’re still dreaming! We’re continuing our momentum from the World Cup and it’s a pleasure,” Boufal stated.
In addition to prevailing the match, the workforce attracted widespread consideration for his or her excellent teamwork, with a video of Regragui encouraging Hakim Ziyech after lacking a aim going viral.
Ziyech delivered a spectacular overall performance in opposition to Brazil’s major gamers that caught the consideration of soccer followers worldwide as properly as global media. His overall performance was celebrated by his membership Chelsea, as they highlighted the principal position he performed in securing Morocco’s win in opposition to Brazil.
“The Moroccan coach was able to reunite the players and instill faith and fighting spirit in them, leading the Atlas Lions to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 semi-finals after less than 3 months of taking charge,” FIFA wrote.