Morocco seeks two World Cup upsets: On the field in 2018 and in bids for 2026

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Chuck Culpepper | The Washington Post
June 2018 | 9-minute read


Morocco not only surged into its first World Cup in 20 years by playing six African group-stage matches while permitting — wait, let’s look it up to make sure — zero goals. It not only has that billboard along the ocean walk, with King Mohammed VI on its left side and a cluster of players on its right, proclaiming in Arabic and in French and in Spanish and in English: “Morocco will be the great surprise of world Russia 2018.”


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