Morocco: hundreds of fans wish for an opportunity to hunt free tickets

Soukaina Sghir
Soukaina Sghir
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Hundreds of people from Morocco waited outside of a stadium on Tuesday hoping for a chance to get a free ticket to watch their country’s football team play against France in the semifinals of the World Cup.

The tickets were given out by the Moroccan soccer federation in coordination with FIFA and the Qatari organizing committee.

This is a big deal because Morocco is the first African and Arabian team to ever make it to the semifinals of the World Cup, and they are playing against the blues that won the last World Cup.

Some of the people waited outside for several hours, and some even camped out overnight with blankets and chairs. Even though not everyone will be able to watch the game in person, many people are still going to support the team in Qatar.

Morocco’s national airline Royal Air Maroc has confirmed that it will operate 30 flights between Casablanca and Doha.

Abdelhamid Addou, President of Royal Air Maroc, said: “Following the unprecedented success of the Morocco-Portugal match, we are quadrupling these arrangements by operating nearly 30 widebody flights in just 24 hours. is increasing to

Royal Air Maroc says the unique deal is offered at 5,000 dirhams ($475) round trip.

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