The performance of the Atlas Lions on Saturday evening against the Seleção, in the context of a friendly match, was more than remarkable. Morocco has once again made history, becoming the first Arab country to have beaten Brazil, first selection in the FIFA rankings.
This victory, celebrated by the Atlas Lions with some 65,000 Moroccan supporters, most of whom made the trip to Tangier to attend the first match of the Moroccan selection since the World Cup, which comes to concretize the prowess of Morocco in semi-final at the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
And the international press did not fail to comment on this feat. The French daily L’Equipe headlined: Morocco offers a gala victory against Brazil“, while the sports newspaper Foot Mercato, stopped on the performance of Azzedine Ounahi, by titling: ” Morocco-Brazil: Azzedine Ounahi still treats as much“.
Entitled ” Morocco extends its dream“, the Spanish sports newspaper AS returned for its part in its article, on “ the comfort felt by the Atlas Lions against one of the strongest football teams in the world”in particular the trio Azzedine Ounahi, Hakim Ziyech and Sofiane Boufal, stressing that from the start of the match, Morocco showed that it was ready to face any type of match and opponent.
Also, the Spanish newspaper points out that the Moroccan selection had no trouble maintaining its superiority against the Seleção, who tried to break the defense of the Atlas Lions without succeeding, with the exception of a few actions of Vinicius and Rodrigo.
The British press also did not miss this great footballing event. Britain’s Daily Mail said, in interaction with the results of the Morocco-Brazil friendly match, that ” surprise specialists at the World Cup in Qatar still maintain their level“, noting that Sofiane Boufal and Abdelhamid Sabiri, spoiled Casemiro’s joy of playing for the first time as captain of the Brazilian team, the newspaper pointed out.
As for the Arab site Koora, it affirmed that the Moroccan national team ” guided by Walid Regragui, managed to break the Brazilian complex that accompanied the Lions after the two defeats and 5 goals scored in the history of both teams, as he managed in the third game to score his first goal against Brazil, before ‘Abdelhamid Sabri does not conclude with a second goal “.