Morocco continues its successful Futsal World Cup in Lithuania. The Atlas Lions, qualified for the first time in the second round, beat Venezuela (3-2) in the round of 16 on Wednesday 22 September at the Zalgiris Arena in Kaunas.
For this new historic performance, the protégés of coach Hicham Dguig could count on a great Soufiane El Mesrar. The ACCS Paris player scored a hat-trick, allowing Morocco to resist the Venezuelans' comeback.
Morocco will meet the winner of the long-awaited clash between Brazil and Japan in the quarter-finals. The Atlas Lions have climbed up the latest FIFA rankings. They are currently the 14th nation in the world and the first African team. Will their beautiful history in this World Cup end against one of the two giants of futsal? See you in a few days in Kaunas.