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Before facing Portugal, Morocco receives an exceptional message from Riyad Mahrez

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Before facing Portugal, Morocco receives an exceptional message from Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez, Manchester City star and captain of the Algerian national team, commented on Morocco’s historic achievement in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Morocco had achieved a historic achievement after overtaking Spain in the final price of the 2022 World Cup, as it became the first Arab team and the fourth African team to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

And before the match between Morocco and Portugal in the quarter-finals of the Qatar World Cup 2022, next Saturday evening, Mahrez expressed his happiness with what the “Atlas Lions” team had achieved.

In his interview with The National newspaper, Mahrez confirmed that Morocco’s success in the World Cup will help increase the size of the fan base for African and Arab football.

“Of course, it is very good to see this team (Morocco) perform at such a high level in the biggest tournaments like the World Cup,” he added.

If Morocco overtakes Portugal, the “Atlas Lions” will become the first African team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup.

It is noteworthy that Mahrez’s statements came on the sidelines of his presence in the Manchester City camp in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, in preparation for the resumption of the season after the end of the Qatar World Cup on December 18.

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