As Morocco turns into solely the fourth African workforce to advance to the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals, some Nigerian sports fans criticize the Super Eagles.
As Morocco defeated Spain 3-0 in a shootout following a scoreless draw to go to the World Cup quarterfinals, Achraf Hakimi emerged as the match’s hero.
After 120 minutes, there was no way to separate the two sides, and Spain’s three penalties—two of which had been superbly saved by goalie Yaccine Bounou—had been all missed.
That left PSG’s defender, Hakimi, to win it with his fearless penalty shot and ignite joyful celebrations in the fans.
Morocco supporters, who largely crowded Education City Stadium, went loopy at the ultimate whistle as their workforce superior to the spherical of eight for the first time, the place they will take on Portugal or Switzerland on Saturday.
𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐜𝐨 𝟎-𝟎 𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧 (𝟑-𝟎 𝐨𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐬): Stats Review
Morocco turn out to be simply the fourth African workforce to make a #FIFAWorldCup quarter-final, thanks to an outstanding defensive efficiency and a Yassine Bounou-inspired penalty shootout win.
— Opta Analyst (@OptaAnalyst) December 6, 2022
After that, a number of sports fans in Nigeria started to tease the Super Eagles on their numerous Twitter feeds.
A fan wrote:
“Super Eagles, wake up.”
Another sports lover wrote:
“I thought Nigeria is the giant of Africa.”
Another sports fanatic blasted the Super Eagles’ lackluster efficiency:
“Nigeria team can’t do this. In a country where they choose a player base on corruption… Even on African soil, they hardly perform.”
Other sports fans stated the Nigerians ought to not be referred to as the large of Africa, seeing that they’ve not damaged the report earlier than:
“So Nigeria has not reached there before?. Why call ourselves the giant of Africa, then?”
A sports fanatic questions:
“Which year we go hear Nigeria name”