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.
Egypt completed its preparation for next week’s FIFA World Cup in disturbing fashion, losing 3-0 away to Belgium.
Surprises were the story Monday as Egypt named it’s final 23-man squad for its first World Cup finals appearance since 1990.
Egypt held South American power Colombia to a scoreless draw in their penultimate friendly ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
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 will be making some changes to the lineup that lost to Portugal in last Friday’s friendly, according to manager Héctor Cúper.
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.