The scenes of happiness and fraternity between Moroccans and Algerians will be remembered for years to come.
Rabat – Several videos have gone viral showing Moroccans celebrating Algeria’s victory during the final of the African Cup of Nations against Senegal on Friday, July 19 in Egypt.
The Algerians displayed the best performances since the first of the competition.
Moroccans shared their joy with their Algerian brothers after their deserved victory over Senegal.
King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory letter to the Algerian people on the performance of their national team.
In his letter to the Algerian Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah, the King said that Algeria’s win is also a win for Morocco and the whole Maghreb region.
“On this historic event, on behalf of the entire Moroccan people, I am pleased to share with the Algerian people our pride in this deserved coronation,” he said.
Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah scored the only goal of the final in the second minute of the match.
The CAN 2019 title is the second in Algeria’s history after the CAN 1990, which took place in Algeria.