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.
Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abourida says star winger Mohamed Salah will likely miss Egypt’s 2018 FIFA World Cup opener against Uruguay.
Mohamed Salah will be out three-to-four weeks as he attempts to recover from the now infamous shoulder injury he suffered against Real Madrid in last Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final.
Egypt both failed to impress or get the result they expected when they labored to a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Kuwait on Friday.
Brazil star Neymar mentioned Mohamed Salah among the players he thinks has a chance to shine at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Egypt has added a fifth match to its slate of World Cup warm-ups, announcing a friendly against Colombia in June.
Egypt’s FA has revealed when local and foreign-based players will be announced for the team’s March camp and friendly matches.
Egypt has added Kuwait to its slue of friendly matches in preparation for this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.