When the whistle blew at the end of Morocco's match against Portugal in Doha on Saturday, marking the North African country's victory, cheers resounded across the African continent. The 1-0 win gave Morocco a coveted spot in the World Cup semifinals - the first time a team from Africa has ever reached that stage of the tournament.
"Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!" Kwabena Yeboah, a Ghanaian sports commentator with Ghana's public broadcaster, GTV, shouted on live television as he high-fived his panelists, unable to contain his joy.