Morocco have shown that ‘Africa is getting closer’ - Fans laud Atlas Lions’ historic World Cup run
Fans feel Morocco have shown that Africa is closing the gap on the rest of the world following their historic World Cup run.
The Atlas Lions lost the third-place playoff 2-1 to Croatia on Saturday but made history by becoming the first African country to make it to the semi-final after several failed and painful attempts to the delight of supporters on the continent.
Thank you, Morocco 🇲🇦— CAF (@CAF_Online) December 17, 2022
They dared to dream and they absolutely delivered 👏
The best ever finish by an African nation in the #FIFAWorldCup 😍 pic.twitter.com/6Tjf95x8qO
Didn't win the world cup, but won our hearts.— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) December 17, 2022
Thank you #Morocco! 🇲🇦👏🏾❤️ pic.twitter.com/FqESCXjJpn
While many feel their achievements have inspired the rest, others think it is a statement that Africa is getting closer to the world’s top teams.