Gambia Coach, Tom Saintfiet, Frightened by Morocco Earthquake


Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet was reportedly “terrified” after experiencing the devastating Morocco earthquake.

He said he feared a plane had crashed into his hotel because of the loud noise and shaking. The earthquake, which measured 6.8 on the Richter scale, killed more than 820 people and injured thousands more. It was the deadliest earthquake in Morocco in over 50 years.

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Tom Saintfiet said he was terrified by Morocco earthquake

Saintfiet and his team are in Marrakesh for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo. The match has been postponed until Wednesday, September 13, out of respect for the victims of the earthquake.

Saintfiet said he was grateful that his team was safe, but he was still shaken by the experience. “It was a very shocking and terrible experience,” he said. “I’ve never been through anything like it before.”

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Morocco earthquake has caused widespread damage in Morocco, with many buildings collapsed or damaged. The government has declared a state of emergency in the affected areas.

The Red Cross and other aid organizations are working to provide assistance to the victims of the earthquake. They are distributing food, water, and medical supplies, and they are also helping to clear the rubble and rebuild homes.


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