Wednesday 22 May 2024

Futsal World Cup: Morocco Edge Venezuela (3-2) to Reach Quarter-Finals

Futsal: National Team Defeats Uzbekistan (5-3) in Friendly

Morocco on Wednesday progressed for the first time in its history to the quarter-finals of the Futsal World Cup, held in Luthuania, after beating Venezuela 3-2.

Soufiane El Mesrar scored a hat-trick for Morocco, while Jesus Viamonte and Milton Francia netted for Venezuela.

MAP: 22 September 2021

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The Moroccan national team won the Futsal African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2024), for the third time in a row, after besting Angola 5-1 in the final played Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Hall in Rabat.

   Soufiane Bourite (6th), Idriss Rais El Fenni (16th), Soufiane El Mesrar (17th), Anas El Ayyane (31st) and Bilal Bakkali (35th) scored for the Atlas Lions, while Adérito (7th) scored the only goal for the Angolans.

   Earlier in the day, Libya beat Egypt 3-1 on penalties (regular time: 2-2) to secure the third spot.

   The top three teams in this African contest book their tickets at the Futsal World Cup, which will be held in Uzbekistan from September 14 to October 6.

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to the members of the national futsal team who won, on Sunday in Rabat, the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations (Morocco 2024).

   In this message, HM the King expresses to the members of the national futsal team His warm congratulations for winning the 7th Futsal Africa Cup of Nations, hosted by the capital of the Kingdom, with hospitality and unparalleled organization.

   The Sovereign also expresses His great pride in the firm determination shown by the members of the national team to win, for the third time in a row, this continental title, driven by exemplary patriotism and serious commitment to promote Moroccan football and sport.

   Reiterating His congratulations to the members of the national team and all technical and administrative executives of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation, His Majesty the King prays the Almighty to grant them greater success and awards during the 2024 World Cup in Uzbekistan, and in their sustained efforts to climb the highest steps of the podiums on continental and international levels.

The Moroccan national team has qualified for the final of the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON Morocco-2024) and secured a place at the next World Cup, after beating its Libyan counterpart 6-0 in the semi-finals on Friday at the Palais des Sports of the Prince Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex in Rabat.

The Moroccan team’s goals were scored by Soufiane El Mesrar (3rd, 22nd), Youssef Jouad (6th), Bilal Bakkali (12th, 29th) and Anas El Ayyane (17th).

To claim their third title in a row, the Atlas Lions will face Angola in the final, which qualified at the expense of Egypt (7-3).     

The final and classification game will take place on April 21, at 8pm and 5pm (GMT+1), respectively.

The top three teams in this African contest book their tickets at the Futsal World Cup, to be held in Uzbekistan from September 14 to October 6.

The national futsal team advanced to the semi-final of the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations after trashing Ghana 13-0, on Monday at the Palais des Sports hall in Rabat’s Prince Moulay Abdellah sports complex, on the 3rd day of the 2024 AFCON, which runs until April 21 in Morocco.

   The Atlas lions’ goals were scored by Bilal Bakkali (2), Soufian Charraoui (2), Anas El Ayyane (2), Soufiane El Mesrar (1), Ismail Amazal (1), Idriss El Fenni (1), Othmane Elidrissi (1), Anas Dahani (1), Youssef Jouad (1) and Jackson Siwmawami (OG).

   Thanks to this victory, the Moroccan team tops Group A with nine points from three wins against Angola, Ghana and Zambia.

   The eight teams qualifying for this year’s tournament have been divided into two groups. Group A includes two-time defending champions Morocco, Angola, Ghana and Zambia, while Group B comprises Egypt, Libya, Namibia and Mauritania.

   The top three teams in this African competition will book their places at the FIFA Futsal World Cup, which will be held in Uzbekistan from September 14 to October 6.

The national futsal team dominated its Ghanaian counterpart by 8 goals to 3 on Saturday at the Palais des Sports hall in Rabat’s Prince Moulay Abdellah sports complex, on the 2nd day of Group A of the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which runs until April 21 in Morocco.

Morocco tops Group A with six points from two wins over Angola and Ghana.

The eight teams qualifying for this year’s tournament have been divided into two groups. Group A includes two-time defending champions Morocco, Angola, Ghana and Zambia, while Group B comprises Egypt, Libya, Namibia and Mauritania.

The top three teams in this African competition will book their places at the FIFA Futsal World Cup to be held in Uzbekistan from September 14 to October 6.

Morocco’s futsal team beat Angola 5-2 on Thursday at the Sports Hall of the Prince Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex in Rabat, on the 1st day of Group A of the Futsal African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which runs until April 21 in Morocco.

In the other match in the group, Zambia won Ghana (5-2) earlier in the day.

The eight teams qualified for this edition of the Futsal AFCON have been divided into two groups. Group A includes two-time champions Morocco, Angola, Ghana and Zambia, while Group B comprises Egypt, Libya, Namibia and Mauritania.

The top three teams in this African competition will book their places at the FIFA Futsal World Cup to be held in Uzbekistan from September 14 to October 6.