Tremendous Eagles head coach José Peseiro has ranked Morocco as Africa’s greatest shock group within the ongoing 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The Portuguese tactician who’s presently in Qatar spoke about his commentary of the groups he has monitored thus far in an interview with NFF TV on Friday.
Talking concerning the efficiency of the African groups in Qatar, the Portuguese tactician mentioned: “I believe Ghana, Cameroon and Tunisia all achieved good outcomes however lacked the consistency to advance to the spherical of 16.
“Cameroon performed a implausible sport in opposition to Serbia and beat Brazil, Ghana additionally beat South Korea.
“Senegal had an important efficiency within the group stage, however the huge shock at this 12 months’s World Cup is Morocco. It’s a nicely organized group and conceded fewer targets. Solely three groups in Africa have reached the World Cup quarterfinals; Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon and Morocco make up the fourth group.
“They confirmed qualities and they’re one of the best African group in Qatar.”
The Atlas Lions will play Portugal within the quarterfinals on Saturday at Al Thumama Stadium.
The 62-year-old tactician additionally revealed that he has watched the final 5 editions of the World Cup and is in Qatar to observe the matches due to the assist of the Nigerian Soccer Federation.
“I’ve been to the final 5 World Cups watching the matches stay thus far. I’m in Qatar with the assist of the Nigerian Soccer Federation.
“I believe it is very important assess the evolutionary traits of the nationwide groups on this competitors.
“It is a larger competitors for the nationwide groups. I am unable to evaluate the group of the nationwide groups, some groups have extra time to organize than different groups.
“However should you speak concerning the high quality of the gamers, video games. Because the coach of a nationwide group, the Tremendous Eagles, I can say that there are various qualities. Any group can collect one of the best gamers”.
“I arrived in Qatar on December 2 and I’ve been watching the matches stay, watching two matches. I noticed Portugal vs Croatia and the way Cameroon beat Brazil. It’s doable to observe the matches as a result of the stadiums usually are not removed from one another, I’m going to observe the quarterfinals, the semifinals, the third place and the ultimate.
The Eagles’ possibilities of collaborating within the 2022 World Cup have been voided after they misplaced on the away targets rule in opposition to Ghana.
A ten-minute long-range shot from Thomas Get together beat Francis Uzoho to place the Black Stars in a dominant place earlier than substitute captain William Troost-Ekong restored parity from the spot.
Nonetheless, the three-time African champions failed to attain a very powerful purpose to safe a World Cup spot in Qatar, leaving followers devastated.