Watch: Morocco fans form human chain to prevent riots after win over Canada in FIFA World Cup 2022

Morocco stormed into the final 16 of the FIFA World Cup 2022 for under the second time in its historical past with a 2-1 win over Canada on Thursday.

It cemented a primary place in Group F, eclipsing Croatia and Belgium.

Morocco’s success introduced 1000’s of Moroccan soccer followers to the streets in Brussels and Antwerp.

Nonetheless, to maintain the followers in test, riot police was introduced in however it was particularly putting how older males drove the younger folks again to keep away from confrontation.

Based on a report De Morgen, followers shaped a human chain to keep away from any confrontation with the riot police which was introduced in to keep away from a repeat of the state of affairs the place riots broke out in a number of Belgian cities after Morocco’s 2-0 upset win over Belgium on the World Cup Sunday.

“We thought it finest to type a sequence,” 28-year-old Zakaria was quoted as saying by De Morgen.

“We wished to ship our boys again as quietly as potential so that everybody might have a good time in peace. We’re via and that’s crucial factor. We feared a confrontation with the police for some time. If we hadn’t completed something, one thing in all probability would have occurred. However the guys went again to the again laughing and partying, so it’s okay. There are dangerous apples, however we do our greatest to let everybody celebration,” he stated.

Earlier, police detained a couple of dozen folks after they deployed water cannons and fired tear fuel to disperse crowds in Brussels and eight extra within the Northern metropolis of Antwerp. Two police officers had been injured within the Dutch port metropolis of Rotterdam.

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