Yassine Bounou wins the Best Player award in Morocco’s World Cup match against Spain
Yassine Bounou, the goalkeeper of the Moroccan national team, was crowned the best player in the match between the “Atlas Lions” and Spain, which was held between them on Tuesday evening.
The organizing committee of the tournament awarded the best player award to the brilliant Moroccan goalkeeper, Yassine Bounou, after he presented an impressive level during the match against Spain and brilliantly saved penalties to lead his country to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time in history.
The Moroccan national team achieved a historic qualification for the quarter-finals in the 2022 World Cup for the first time in the history of the Arab national teams, after defeating its Spanish counterpart with a penalty shootout, 3-0, after the end of the original time and extra time, with a goalless draw without goals.
The Moroccan national team defeated the Spanish national team with a penalty shootout in the great confrontation that brought them together this evening, Tuesday, at the Education City Stadium in the 2022 World Cup, round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, which is currently being held in Qatar and continues until December 18.
The four rounds of the match ended in a goalless draw, after the two teams exchanged attacks during it, but they failed to score the net, so the teams headed for penalty kicks, which witnessed the brilliance of Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou.
He will become the winner in the face of Portugal and Switzerland, which is scheduled to be held this evening, Tuesday, in the round of sixteen competitions. Morocco is scheduled to meet in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup with the winner.
The Moroccan national team had qualified for the round of 16, leading Group F in the World Cup with 7 points, accompanied by the Croatian national team, as it achieved victory in two matches out of 3 matches and a draw in one match.
The Spain national team ranked second with 4 points, while the Spanish national team rose to this role after being in the runners-up of Group E with 4 points after the Japan national team, which was the leader of the group with 6 points, as it played 3 matches, winning one, drawing in the same and losing another match.