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 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.
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 has added a fifth match to its slate of World Cup warm-ups, announcing a friendly against Colombia in June.
Egypt has added Kuwait to its slue of friendly matches in preparation for this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
Egypt will take on Belgium in a friendly before this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals, according to the Egyptian Football Association.