Against the backdrop of opposition from many countries and football stars, Argentina managed to retain its right to host the eleventh FIFA World Cup in 1978, despite the deteriorating political, humanitarian and economic conditions in the country as a result of a military coup. he led in 1976 General Jorge Videla.
The World Cup in Argentina saw the first participation of the Tunisian team and its first victory in the history of the Arabs and Africa in the world forum against the team of Mexico, despite being in a strong second group along with Poland and West Germany. tell us about this achievement in this report, which we will present from unforgettable matches.
The Carthage Eagles narrowly qualified for the World Cup after defeating Morocco, Algeria, Guinea, Egypt and Nigeria. In the 55th minute, Najib Ghomeid in the 80th minute and Mukhtar Al-Doib in the 86th minute, with Ayala scoring the only Mexico’s penalty goal in the 45th minute, after which the Tunisian team lost their second match in the group with a clean goal against Poland before drawing with West Germany to finish third in the group.
It is noteworthy that in this version of the World Cup, the hosts of the earth were crowned with the title of world champion after winning the final match against the Dutch windmills with a score of three goals: one.
Source: El Iktisad