Former Super Eagles coach and a member of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Technical Study Group, Sunday Oliseh, has hailed Senegal and Morocco for reaching the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Qatar.
Morocco overtook Canada to top Group F and reach the World Cup qualifiers for the first time in 36 years.
Morocco finished with seven points, two more than runners-up Croatia, to advance from the group stage of the tournament in second place, 36 years after becoming the first African country to win the World Cup in Mexico in 1986. .
The Atlas Lions, whose previous trip to the last 16 was in 1986, finished above 2018 finalists Croatia, while Belgium – the world’s second-ranked side – were eliminated in third place in the group.
Oliseh was impressed with the performance of the two African teams at the World Cup.
“The euphoria here in Qatar is contagious as my in-laws, Morocco, achieve historic World Cup second round qualification. First, Senegal now this. What a World Cup in Africa with African coaches! I feel more coming,” Oliseh said on Twitter.
He also praised Mohammed Kudus for his creative display in Ghana’s 2-0 defeat to Uruguay, adding that the future of the Black Stars is bright.
“I have seen Mohammed Kudus, a superstar that Ghana can rebuild a top Black Stars team. Skilful, quick creative, humble, strong, sharp, shooter, hardworking, with “on the field” leadership qualities.
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