Morocco vs France is about pride, mother and father and winning that cup

The Dokkum flag factory is in full force. Photo: Jilmer Postma ANP

The Dutch Moroccan community takes center stage in most Dutch media on Wednesday ahead of the Moroccan football team’s World Cup semi-final against France. Several members of the team are Dutch, Moroccan flags are sold out and police are on standby to combat post-match excesses.

Hakim Ziyech, Noussair Mazraoui, Sofyan Amrabat and Zakaria Aboukhlal all represent ‘Dutch ties’ with the Moroccan national team. advertisement I wrote it before the game.

The newspaper quoted former player Ali Busavon, who said at least part of Morocco’s success owed to the “world’s best” Dutch football school, but he credited Walid with most of the credit. He said it should be attributed to coach Legraghi.

Broadcaster NOS It featured the proud father of star player Sofian Amrabat, whose son remembers playing football in the streets of Huizen. “We always encouraged him to play on weekends rain or shine, and it was all worth it,” the paper quoted Amrabat Sr.

have proud parents Telegraph He wrote about how players involve their mothers in every victory, “bringing tears to their eyes”. She performed a victory dance to the delight of thousands of fans.

“Their mothers are a source of inspiration for the players,” the paper wrote.

Hakim Ziyech’s first village football club, Real Dronten, are also looking forward to Wednesday’s game. Former teammate Geoffrey van den Brakel spoke of one match in which Ziyech scored “17 or 18 times” to make the final score 27-4.

“If he didn’t score himself, we let someone else score,” he told a local broadcaster. Omrope Flevoland. According to news sites, this is aimed at expanding resources and confronting the police.

according to NRC “Sentiment is running high in the Netherlands and Belgium because of the discrimination and racism that the Moroccan diaspora experiences on a daily basis.”

The paper went to Rabat to gauge the atmosphere there and find another perspective. “The team has us on the map,” journalist Yassine Chaoui told the paper, while sociologist Khadija Berady said the victory was “a reflection of Moroccan identity and capabilities” in the face of post-colonialism. Recognition,” he said.

Meanwhile, flag maker Dokkummer Vlaggencentrale DVC has been busy preparing a special World Cup flag amid a surge in orders. We hope to deliver it in time, ”said the local broadcaster. RTV NOF report.

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