Egypt let a masterful defensive performance go by the wayside in its first World Cup match in 28 years, conceding a 90th minute goal to José Giménez in a loss to Uruguay.
Egypt completed its preparation for next week’s FIFA World Cup in disturbing fashion, losing 3-0 away to Belgium.
Though Egypt has one World Cup warm-up left to play, Wednesday vs. Belgium, we already have a pretty good idea of how they’ll lineup for their first FIFA World Cup finals appearance in 28 years, baring any further injuries or unforeseen events.
Surprises were the story Monday as Egypt named it’s final 23-man squad for its first World Cup finals appearance since 1990.
We’re just hours from finding out which 23 players will be traveling to Russia as part of Egypt’s first World Cup squad since 1990.
Egypt held South American power Colombia to a scoreless draw in their penultimate friendly ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abourida says star winger Mohamed Salah will likely miss Egypt’s 2018 FIFA World Cup opener against Uruguay.