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World Cup: a Bordelais will clean the streets of the city after the France-Morocco semi-final


Born in Casablanca (Morocco) and arrived in France in 2019, Adam Afiq wishes to give a "positive image" of his community to Bordeaux residents.

Le Figaro Bordeaux

Adam Afiq is studying for a degree in Information and Communication Sciences at the University of Bordeaux Montaigne.

After observing the excesses of supporters celebrating Morocco's accession to the semi-finals of the World Cup "

spread in the press

", he decided to react.

This Wednesday evening, after watching the France-Morocco semi-final match, he will therefore clean the streets of Bordeaux with about fifteen friends.

It was too negative.

There is a minority that behaves badly and is talked about... The idea is to show that we can also be responsible citizens

,” argues this 21-year-old.

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I hope Morocco will win, but I made a bet with a French friend.

If I lose, I accompany him.

Otherwise it will be the opposite

,” he explains.

At a late hour of the night, "

around two or three in the morning

" according to him, he will go and get brooms and garbage bags to accomplish the mission he has set himself.

If he hopes that there will be "

no overflow

", Adam Afiq believes that they are likely in view of the interest aroused by the France-Morocco poster.

This Saturday already, he says he "

prevented with his friends two or three people who were starting to pull a trash can to light

it ".

In Gironde, the Moroccan community is estimated at 18,000 people by the Departmental Directorate of Public Security (DDSP).

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Source: lefigaro

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