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A Historic Victory: Sheikh Mohammed Hails Tunisia's Win Over France At World Cup


(MENAFN- Khaleej Times)

Published: Wed 30 Nov 2022, 9:49 PM

Last updated: Wed 30 Nov 2022, 11:16 PM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, paid rich tribute to the Tunisian football team after they upset defending champions France 1-0 in their Group D Fifa World Cup fixture, at the Education City Stadium in Doha, on Wednesday.

'Congratulations on their historic victory over the world champion. An Arab victory and a distinctive imprint in the World Cup,' tweeted the Dubai Ruler.

On the brink of a group-stage exit Tunisia were all heart as they held on to striker Wahbi Khazri's opening goal for a momentous win.

AFP

Khazri, 31, is the most prominent Tunisian player in Europe, although he played most of his career at clubs in France.

The French-born forward is second in Tunisia's list of all-time leading scorers, having scored 24 goals in 71 internationals since making his debut in 2013.

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