With videoMorocco, which finished fourth in the last World Cup finals a year ago in Qatar, began the series of qualifiers for the 2026 World Championship in Mexico, the United States and Canada with a victory. Morocco started the match by defeating Tanzania 2-0 at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
After Achraf Hakimi missed a penalty kick three minutes later, Hakim Ziyech opened the scoring in the 28th minute with a powerful shot from about 40 meters away, but the goal could easily be attributed to Tanzania goalkeeper Kwesi Kawawa, who shot a horrific ball into the goal. Foul shot by Galatasaray attacking midfielder. In the second half, Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri scored the second goal.
In Morocco, which is classified in a group in the African World Cup qualifiers that also includes Niger and Zambia, in addition to former Ajax player Ziyech, there were also basic seats for Nassir Mazraoui (Bayern Munich, formerly Ajax) and Sofiane Amrabat. (Former Feyenoord and Utrecht player, now under contract with Manchester United). Both Mazraoui and Amrabat received yellow cards. Tanzania played the final 15 minutes with ten men after Lusago Mukinda was sent off.
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