Sunday, 5 February, 2023

Morocco upset Belgium 2-0 at World Cup

Morocco upset Belgium 2-0 at World Cup
MOrocco players celebrate after Morocco's forward #14 Zakaria Aboukhlal (unseen) scored his team's second goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group F football match between Belgium and Morocco at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha on November 27, 2022. (Photo by MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP)

DOHA - Morocco pulled off a surprise 2-0 win over Belgium at the World Cup on Sunday to edge closer to a place in the last 16.

Second-half goals from Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal sent Morocco top of Group F on four points, one ahead of Belgium. Canada play 2018 runners-up Croatia later in the other game.