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.
Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abourida says star winger Mohamed Salah will likely miss Egypt’s 2018 FIFA World Cup opener against Uruguay.
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.