Raghad congratulated Saddam Hussein The Moroccan national team after its deserved victory over Portugal In the Qatar 2022 World Cup competitions, she used a phrase that her father, the late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, used to repeat, “Afia and Afiatain.”
Raghad said in a tweet on her Twitter account: “Afia and Afiatain… This is how my father used to tell us… Today we dedicate it to you, beloved, Afia and Afiateen… O dear people of Morocco… Congratulations on this beautiful victory.”
Afia and Afiatain..This is what my father told us..And today we dedicate it to you, dear ones. #Morocco dear.
Congratulations on this beautiful victory. pic.twitter.com/AkxC8kFMHP
– Raghad Saddam Hussein (@RghadSaddam) December 10, 2022
She also attached a picture of some of the Moroccan national team players to her tweet.
The Moroccan national team’s defenders led their team to the 2022 World Cup semi-finals The first among Arab and African countries to reach this role In the World Championships that started in 1930.
Morocco achieved a clean sheet again by defeating Portugal yesterday, Saturday, in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, after taking advantage of its lead with a header by Youssef Al-Nusairi, and closed all roads in front of Cristiano Ronaldo and his colleagues to fly to the semi-finals.
Three African teams have previously reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup, namely Cameroon (1990), Senegal (2002) and Ghana (2010), but today the Atlas Lions have become the first Arab and African team to qualify for the semi-finals.
The Moroccan national team maintained its position as the strongest line of defense in the World Cup in Qatar, conceding only once.
The Moroccan national team will meet in the golden square next Wednesday with France, the World Cup holders.