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Will Morocco make it to the World Cup finals and win the coveted trophy?

Morocco's Atlas Lions have raised hopes that the World Cup will return to Africa for the first time in history after reaching the 2022 competition's semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Portugal.

The North Africans have become the first African country to reach the World Cup semi-finals since its inception in 1930.

Concurrently, the Atlas Lions became the first African team to reach the Round of 16 of the same World Cup in 1986.

Cameroon in 1990, Senegal (2002), and Ghana are three African countries that have reached the World Cup quarter-finals (2010).

Morocco will now face defending champions France in a make-or-break match on Wednesday in their quest to win the world's biggest prize.

France defeated England 2-1 to advance to this stage. The other semi-final pits Argentina against Croatia, the 2018 finalists.

So far, Morocco's Atlas Lions have been very impressive, with victories over Belgium, Spain, and Portugal, raising hopes that the World Cup will be held in Africa for the first time.

Other African representatives, Cameroon, Ghana, and Tunisia, were eliminated in the first round, while Senegal was eliminated in the Round of 16 by England, who are also leaving after losing to England.

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