Morocco ensured their qualification for the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup by beating Canada 2-1. Walid Regragui said he was happy with this victory, considering that his players suffered from fatigue in the 2nd half. .
It is a historic victory for Morocco and Walid Regragui who repeat the success of 1986. The Atlas Lions coach spoke about this victory at the end of the game.
“We suffered from fatigue and injuries, but the spirit was there… We wanted to go down in history. There was this pressure. Finish with 7 points, no African team has. We are happy for the Moroccan people who needed it,” he said.
And to add: “Some believed in us, others did not. But we were keen to show that Africa is there. Because Africa is much decried. We have good coaches, good players here. Now we are in 8th grade. We haven’t done anything yet. We savor it”.