Summary: Morocco - Brazil 1:2 (Friendly) (Sport1)
The madness of the Moroccan national team continues: Soufian Boufal and Abdelhamid Sabiri scored tonight (between Saturday and Sunday) to give Morocco a 2-1 win in a friendly against Brazil in Tangier, with the host's first ever win over the Selecao.
After qualifying for the semi-finals of the World Cup, Morocco continued their great momentum and delivered a statement victory against football powerhouse Brazil in the Moroccans' first home game after their extraordinary campaign at Qatar 2022. 65,000 enthusiastic fans turned up at Eben Battuta Stadium in Tangier, and saw Morocco's players play with typical enthusiasm
, Although it is a friendly game.
Tempers even heated up when the Brazilian players complained to the referee after a series of tough tackles by the local defenders.
Moroccan national team players celebrate (Photo: Reuters)
Vinicius, a player of the Brazilian national team, confronts the players of the Moroccan national team (Photo: Reuters)
Brazil was more aggressive and dominated while Morocco was dangerous in passing attacks.
After several chances for the Brazilians, Emerson Royal lost the ball close to his own box and Morocco did not waste the opportunity when Bilal El Khanous assisted Sufian Boufal to score from close range (24).
Brazil found the equalizer in the 67th minute thanks to a big mistake by goalkeeper Bono, who failed to stop Casemiro's weak kick.
However, the locals celebrated 12 minutes later with a winning goal from substitute Abdelhamid Sabiri.
Morocco, which became the first Arab team to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup and the first African team to advance to the semi-finals, once again saw its fans cheering, showing that it is still here.
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