Fans Celebrate Morocco's World Cup Victory Over Spain in Gaza City

Palestinian soccer fans in Gaza City broke out in celebration while watching Morocco defeat Spain and advance to the FIFA World Cup’s quarterfinals on Tuesday, December 6.

Morocco beat Spain in a penalty shootout, winning three goals to none after ending regular time tied zero-zero.

This is the first time Morocco has advanced to the quarter-final stage of the World Cup, according to FIFA.

Footage taken by journalist Mohamed Abo Oun shows fans cheer, dance, and wave Moroccan and Palestinian flags in a recreation hall in Gaza City. Credit: Mohamed Abo Oun via Storyful

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