Morocco beat Spain on penalties to reach last 8

Morocco scored its most significant win on the world stage by beating Spain in the world cup quater-finals. The Moroccan team won in penalties 3-0 after the 120min game ended in 0-0 score.

Morocco are into the quarter-finals for the first time ever. Only the fourth African team to reach that stage after Cameroon in 1990, Senegal in 2002 and Ghana in 2010.

Scenes of jubilation erupted in Morocco and across the region. A huge moment of history for Morocco.

Achraf Hakimi scored the winning penalty! While the goalkeeper saved three penalties to deny Spain any goals.

Bono Saves a penalty as  Morocco wins against spain
Bono Saves a penalty as Morocco wins against spain

The “Atlas Lions” will face the winner of the Portugal-Switzerland match, which will take place later at Lusail Stadium.

It is noteworthy that the Moroccan national football team had secured its qualification for the World Cup final round at the head of Group F with 7 points; After a draw against the Croatian national team, and its victory over both the Belgian and Canadian teams.