It looked as though Egypt and Tunisia would share the spoils, but some individual brilliance from Liverpool star Mohamed Salah – along with help from Al Ahly youngster Salah Mohsen – gave the Pharaohs a thrilling 3-2 win over their North African rivals in the penultimate 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier for each team.
Aguirre’s system eliminates the need for a playmaker, allowing two pressing wing-forwards to hug inside while the wing-backs advance to take their place. At least one central midfielder than veers forward in support. This results in no less than six, often seven players aiding in attack.
Egypt disposed of eSwatini for the second time in five days, officially qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Egypt turned an easy day against eSwatini into three more points, winning 4-1 to get one step closer to reaching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Egypt manager Javier Aguirre has named a 27-man squad for the Pharaohs’ two upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Swaziland.
Among the many story lines from Egypt’s big win over Niger in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier was the return of Aly Ghazal.
Egypt got back on course to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday with the type of stellar attacking display that fans have been craving. Namely, a 6-0 thrashing of Niger at the Stad El Geish in Alexandria.