Mohammed VI Cup: Raja and Wydad cruise to the round of 16

Mohammed VI Cup: Raja and Wydad cruise to the round of 16

Casablanca’s two major teams, Raja and Wydad, have booked their tickets for the knockout stages of the Arab Cup of Champion Clubs, the Mohammed VI Cup, named this year after Morocco’s King.


Having won the first leg 1-0 against the Palestinian Hilal Al-Quds, Raja also won the return game played at Faisal Al Hosseini Stadium north of Al Quds by scoring two goals to zero.

The goals were scored in the second half by Fabrice Ngoma and Ayoub Nanah.

Raja players seized the opportunity of their visit in occupied Palestine to perform the Friday prayer at the Al Aqsa Mosque.

The first-leg match played at the Mohammed V stadium on sept.24 had attracted about 50,000 fans from both sides.
The thousands of Raja fans expressed their support to the Palestinian cause more loudly than to their club, deploying large banners in support to the Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation.

On the WAC side, Zoran Manojlović’s men beat Sudan’s Al Merreikh (2-0) at Mohammed V complex in asablanca.

The two goals were scored by Salaheddine Saidi and Ayoub El Amloud.

The first leg finished 1-1.

The draw for the knockout stages of the competition will take place Saturday October 5 in Riyadh.

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