South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has joined the rest of Africans in congratulating Morocco for reaching the FIFA World Cup semifinals on Saturday.
The Atlas Lions have become the pride of the whole continent when they made history of being in the last four after a hard fought 1-0 victory over Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal at the Al Thumama Stadium.
It has been a weekend of celebratory messages since Morocco made the African continent proud. SAFA’s leader, Jordaan has also saw it important to congratulate them.
“Congratulations to Morocco. A first for Africa, first team in the semi-finals of a World Cup since the inaugural tournament in 1930,” Jordaan told SAFA media.
“Africa waited for 92 years. Absolutely wonderful. A wonderful achievement for the Confederation of African Football under the leadership of our President Dr. Patrice Motsepe. This is Africa’s best performance at a FIFA World Cup.”
Morocco will be hoping to make history by progressing to the finals when they face defending champions, France on Wednesday, 14, at the Al Bayt Stadium, Qatar at 21h00.