Egypt has named a 25-man preliminary squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be held next month on home soil.
With less than three months remaining until the kick-off of Africa’s showpiece football festival in…
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.
New faces abound as Javier Aguirre names his first squad as Egypt manager ahead of the Pharaohs’ Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger.
Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1 in each team’s final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a match marred by officiating controversy and the continuation of trends for the Pharaohs under manager Hector Cuper.
Egypt’s first World Cup finals since 1990 ended just as quickly as it began, with the Pharaohs succumbing to their second loss in as many games, this time 3-1 to hosts Russia.
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.