World Cup 2022: Morocco advance as Belgium get eliminated

Morocco are the second African team to advance to the Last 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup following their 2-1 win over Canada on Thursday.

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Hakim Ziyech fired Morocco ahead in the fourth minute, before Youssef En-Nesyri made it 2-0 as the Africans ran riot early in the first half.

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Nayef Aguerd’s own goal in the 40th minute gave Canada some hope, but nothing changed for the remaining part of the game.

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As a result, Morocco topped Group F with seven points while Belgium got eliminated as they could only afford a draw against Croatia.

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Croatia finished the group in second place while Belgium, who needed a win to advance were sent packing.

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MOROCCO THE FIRST AFRICAN TEAM TOP WORLD CUP GROUP

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