At least ten people were detained in Brussels, where riots erupted after Morocco beat Belgium 2-0 at the World Cup in Qatar. The Belgium-based RTBF broadcaster reports.
Following Belgium’s defeat, several people set fire to trash cans. They threw bricks at vehicles in the center of Brussels on Sunday.
Riots have broken out in Brussels, #Belgium following the 2-0 defeat against #Morocco in soccer’s World Cup 👀💨
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According to media reports, police used water cannons and tear gas. And there were casualties.
The Belgium-based broadcaster said that about ten administrative arrests and one judicial arrest were made amid the riots.
Meanwhile, Le Soir said that about ten arrests were made in the port city of Antwerp on Sunday.
Earlier, Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal scored late goals to propel Morocco to a 2-0 win over Belgium in a Group F match at Al Thumama Stadium.
This turned out to be yet another FIFA World Cup 2022 upset.
Following his team’s loss to Morocco, Belgium manager Roberto Martinez stated that the opponents’ first goal had a significant impact on the outcome, and his team failed to convert their chances into goals.
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