Officials to Allow 70,000 fans for Uganda Qualifier

FIFA World Cup - Russia 2018

70,000 fans will be allowed to attend Egypt’s all-important home World Cup qualifying showdown against Uganda, according to officials.

The announcement, made by Egypt Sports Minister Khaled Abdel-Aziz, means Alexandria’s Borg El Arab Stadium will be filled to near capacity for the match.

Kickoff is set for Tuesday, Sep. 5 at 8 PM local time.

The Pharaohs face another crunch qualifier against the same opponent five days prior in Kampala.

Egypt is looking to secure its first World Cup finals appearance since 1990.

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