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Morocco Vs France: A preview of today’s semi-final match

By Guardian Exclusive
14 December 2022   |   2:09 pm
The Atlas Lions of Morocco – and Africa – are just one victory away from adding another historic feat to their handful of World Cup achievements. Standing in their way are the reigning world champions, France.

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