Egypt national teammates Essam El-Hadary and Mostafa Fathi have joined Saudi Professional League side Al-Taawoun FC.
70,000 fans will be allowed to attend Egypt’s all-important home World Cup qualifying showdown against Uganda, according to officials.
In addition to the date and time change for Egypt’s critical 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uganda, dates and kickoff times have been announced for other matches in Group E.
The date and kickoff time for Egypt’s crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uganda has been changed.
The phrase “defense wins championships” is a popular one in North America. It’s meant to apply to team sports in general, and no where does it ring truer than in the world of football.
“Fishy,” a term often used to evoke suspicion, isn’t strong enough to describe the tenor surrounding FIFA’s oddly-timed decision to issue an extraordinary “special” ranking to decide top seeds for forthcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Africa.
It’s been a little over a year since Héctor Cúper took over as manager of Egypt’s national team. In that span, his charges have played 12 matches, six of which were for official competitions; ample time to get an idea of how the 60-year-old Argentine is attempting to mold the Pharaohs in his image.