NPFL expert begs FIFA to stop pairing African teams with Germany after Morocco's massacre

Morocco's Hanane Ait El Haj reacts after scoring an own goal.

NPFL expert begs FIFA to stop pairing African teams with Germany after Morocco's massacre

Izuchukwu Akawor 13:39 - 24.07.2023

The Atlas Lionesses of Morocco suffered a baptism of fire against the Germans in their FIFAWWC debut.

Nigerian journalist Fisayo Dairo has reacted to Morocco’s capitulation against Germany in Group H of the FIFAWWC.

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Morocco kicked off their campaign on a disappointing note following a six-goal thriller against the European giants.

Alexandra Popp proved too good for the Atlas Lionesses after she inspired Germany to a comfortable 6-0 win on Monday morning.

A six-star performance from European giants Germany.

Germany vs Morocco: Brief

It was the first-ever meeting between Germany and Morocco at this level in women's football.

The Europeans are former champions having won the FIFAWWC competition twice while Morocco is playing their first-ever FIFAWWC.

Morocco faced a baptism of fire on their FIFAWWC debut.

The gulf in class was palpable and showed throughout the encounter as the Germans were ruthless and clinical.

Led by Captain and goal-hungry Popp, who helped herself to a brace, the Germans welcomed Morocco to the global stage in a ruthless manner.

Two of the goals, scored by Popp, were in the first half while the other four came in a dominant second-half display from the giants.

Fisayo begs FIFA

Moments after the game, Fisayo, who is a leading football writer and an NPFL expert, penned a passionate message to FIFA.

According to the journalist, the word football governing needs to stop pairing African debutantes with Germany.

The Super Falcons suffered heavily against in their FIFAWWC debut.

Fisayo went down memory lane to make a case for African teams.

“FIFA should please assist Africa by not pairing debuting African countries with Germany at the #FIFAWWC,” Dairo posted on Twitter.

The Atlas Lionesses of Morocco.

“In 1991, Germany beat Nigeria 4-0 in our first match at the #WomensWorldCup.

“32 years later at the #FIFAWomensWorldCup2023, Germany took it extra against Morocco,” he added.

The Atlas Lionesses are one of eight teams making their debut at the expanded FIFAWWC.

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