Things were quieter in Dortmund and Essen. According to a police spokesman, around 300 football fans celebrated in downtown Essen. "Pyrotechnics were also ignited, but overall everything remained peaceful," said the spokesman in the evening. In Dortmund, a car parade pulled through the city with a honk of horns. Bengalos and firecrackers were lit and Moroccan flags waved.
North Rhine-Westphalia: Fan parties after Morocco's victory in North Rhine-Westphalia
Düsseldorf/Dortmund/Essen (dpa/lnw) - After the surprise victory of the Moroccan team in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Qatar, numerous fans in several cities in North Rhine-Westphalia celebrated, some of them boisterously.