Egypt to face Belgium in World Cup warm-up

Egypt squad

Egypt will take on Belgium in a friendly before this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals, according to the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).

EFA board member Mohamed Aboul-Waffa confirmed the friendly – scheduled for June 6 – in televised comments made Saturday.

Aboul-Waffa said the EFA is working on securing another friendly after taking on Belgium.

Egypt’s World Cup warm-up schedule starts with a friendly against Portugal on March 23, followed by a match against Greece on March 27.

The Pharaohs will compete in Group A of the 2018 FIFA World Cup alongside hosts Russia, Uruguay, and Saudi Arabia.

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