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Morocco secure stunning World Cup win over Belgium



African representatives Morocco stunned a star-studded Belgium 2-0 in their second game at the FIFA 2022 World Cup holding in Qatar.

Morocco now sit at the top of Group F with four points, having played a goalless draw against Croatia in their opening game.

Late goals by Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal sealed the win over Belgium for the North Africans.

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Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was at fault for the first goal, but Morocco took the advantage to go ahead just 17minutes from time.

The second goal came in added time, and celebrations erupted at the Stadium with Morocco players leading the cheer even after the game.

Earlier on Sunday, Costa Rica defeated Japan 1-0. Recall that Japan had stunned Germany 2-1 in their opening game while Costa Rica was thrashed by Spain in Group E.

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