It was a good day at the office for Africa at the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup that is being hosted in Qatar. The Atlas Lions of Morocco booked their spot in the second round of the competition.
Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech was a key part of Morocco's success to advance to the Round of 16. He scored the opening goal of the match against Canada which was played on Thursday, December 1st, 2022, while the second goal fo Moroccans was scored by En-Nesyri also in the first half of the match.
Morocco advanced to the next round as group leaders with seven points following their victory against Canada in their final group game. The North Africans will face the runners-up in Group E. The biggest upset of the group were the Belgians after they finished third. Belgium are ranked the second-placed team in the World.