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Buhari, Weah, Biden, Moroccan PM Watches France-Morroco World Cup Match [Photos]

Buhari watches the World Cup semifinal with U.S. President Joe Biden.

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night joined his United States counterpart, Joe Biden to watch the World Cup semifinal match between France and Morroco.

World Cup: Buhari, Weah, Biden, Moroccan PM Watches France-Morroco Match [Photos]

World Leaders Watch France VS Morocco Match

Both leaders, who are in Washinton DC for the US-Africa Leaders’ summit, were seen in a photo shared by the US president, seating in the company of Presidents George Weah of Libéria among others.

Ethiopian and Moroccan Prime Ministers, Abiy Ahmed Ali and Aziz Akhannouch were also watching the game as well as Malawian president, Lazarus Chakwera.

Taking to his Twitter page, Biden announced that he watched Morocco’s 2-0 defeat to France with the Moroccan Prime Minister and despite the defeat was proud of the performance of the team.

He posted: “It was a great honor to watch today’s World Cup match alongside Prime Minister Akhannouch. No matter who you’re rooting for, it was remarkable to watch how much this team has been able to achieve.”

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World Cup: Buhari, Weah, Biden, Moroccan PM Watches France-Morroco Match [Photos]

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Despite not making the final after suffering a 2-0 loss during their match against France, Morocco is being hailed as the true winner as they the upset odds to reach the semis.

During what has been described as being historic and an incredible run, Morocco defeated Spain, Portugal, and Belgium to set up a date with France.

Unfortunately for the Atlas Lions of Africa, they were overpowered by an efficient French team that scored through Theo Hernandez and Kolo Muani.

France will now play Argentina in the final on Sunday, December 18, 2022, but before then Morocco will take on Croatia in the third-place play-off.

KanyiDaily also reported how Argentina defeated Croatia 3-0 in the semi-final to advance to the final against France on Sunday at the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

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