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Morocco: Joyful crowds fill Rabat as Morocco qualifies for World Cup 02:07

Morocco: Joyful crowds fill Rabat as Morocco qualifies for World Cup

Morocco, Rabat
November 12, 2017 at 01:10 GMT -00:00 · Published

Joyous crowds took to the streets of Rabat after the Moroccan national football team qualified for Russia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.

By defeating the Ivory Coast 2-0 in Abidjan on Saturday, Morocco succeeded in qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in almost 20 years. Morocco’s last World Cup appearance dates back to France ‘98.

Tunisia also qualified for the upcoming World Cup on the same day as Morocco. Both nations are joining Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal as Africa's representatives at the World Cup next year.

Cientos de personas salieron a las calles de la capital de Marruecos para celebrar la clasificación del equipo nacional para la Copa Mundial de Rusia 2018.

La selección de Marruecos se clasificó para el Mundial de Rusia 2018 tras imponerse en su visita a Costa de Marfil por 2-0. Los 'Leones del Atlas' volverán a un Mundial tras 20 años de ausencia, cuando llegaron a Francia 1998. Así se completan los cinco clasificados del continente africano, sumándose Túnez, Senegal, Nigeria y Egipto.

Morocco: Joyful crowds fill Rabat as Morocco qualifies for World Cup 02:07
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Joyous crowds took to the streets of Rabat after the Moroccan national football team qualified for Russia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.

By defeating the Ivory Coast 2-0 in Abidjan on Saturday, Morocco succeeded in qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in almost 20 years. Morocco’s last World Cup appearance dates back to France ‘98.

Tunisia also qualified for the upcoming World Cup on the same day as Morocco. Both nations are joining Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal as Africa's representatives at the World Cup next year.

Cientos de personas salieron a las calles de la capital de Marruecos para celebrar la clasificación del equipo nacional para la Copa Mundial de Rusia 2018.

La selección de Marruecos se clasificó para el Mundial de Rusia 2018 tras imponerse en su visita a Costa de Marfil por 2-0. Los 'Leones del Atlas' volverán a un Mundial tras 20 años de ausencia, cuando llegaron a Francia 1998. Así se completan los cinco clasificados del continente africano, sumándose Túnez, Senegal, Nigeria y Egipto.

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