Egypt, One of the successful team in Africa to win 7 titles including an inaugural win in 1957 out of 23 appearances in AFRICA CUP tournament. Egypt played their first international match against Italy in 1920, on August 28, where the match wins by Italy 2-1.
Currently, Egypt is in Fifa’s 44 places, they reached their highest rank of 9 places in 2010 July to September then also in December. They reached their lowest rank in 2013 March where they came on 75 places of Fifa.
WORLD CUP STATUS:
Egypt qualified first time in Fifa World Cup in 1934, which was the second staging World Cup of Fifa and become first African Nation to qualify for FIFA. They played two lost and tied the match in that world cup, and ended their tournament on the 13th place which is the best result still for them in World Cup. The World Cup of 1990 was not as good as the World Cup of 1934, but now, They qualified for Russia World Cup 2018, after beating Congo in nail-biting qualifications draw match, 2-1, with the last minute of controversial penalty by Mohammad Salah, and get the ticket to Russia. Now, they will be ready to grab the opportunity.
ROAD TO WORLD CUP :
This was very critical situation to Egypt in the match qualifications draw where, do or die situated for Egypt against Congo, The first goal came in 63 minute of the the game by Salah’s boot, and in the 88 minute of the game Congo’s Moutun scored the equaliser, game went to extra time here came the panelty for Egypt and Salah all set to take off, Here what’s come, Salah just netted the goal and took the ticket to Russia, what a depression his coach had at that time he reviled after the match. Hector Cuper (Coach) “I am taking hypertension medicine due to the stress I suffer from continuing criticism,” he told reporters without specifying who his critics were.
EGYPT ‘S GROUP :
Egypt featuring in Group A alongside with host nation Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay. This group featuring lowest ranking team those compete, in Russia World Cup 2018, apparently, Egypt and Russia or Saudi Arabia are these nations those have low rank, but Uruguay can’t take them lightly, and Egypt has a great chance to improve their World Cup record this time in Russia.
EGYPT FIXTURES :
Here, all fixtures of Group A matches
Friday, June 15
Egypt vs Uruguay
Venue: Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg.
Tuesday, June 19
Russia vs Egypt
Venue: Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Monday, June 25
Saudi Arabia vs Egypt
Time: 3 pm
Venue: Volgograd Arena, Volgograd
KIT AND JERSEY:
Egyptian kit shows a great combination of colours and with the collaboration of ADIDAS, it’s super amazing!!!
EGYPT TEAM/NATION WALLPAPERS :
Here, The final Squad of Egypt that will take the flight to Russia.
Ahmed El-Shennawy (Zamalek)
Essam El-Hadary (Wadi Degla)
Mohamed Awad (Ismaily).
Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly)
Saad Samir (Al Ahly
Ali Gabr (Zamalek)
Ahmed Hegazy (West Brom),
Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Ahli)
Karim Hafez (RC Lens)
Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa)
Omar Gaber (FC Basel).
Ahmed El-Sheikh (ِAl Ahly)
Tarek Hamed (Zamalek)
Mostafa Fathi (Al Taawoun)
Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal)
Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City)
Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic)
Mohamed Fathi (Ismaily)
Mahmoud Trezeguet (Kasımpaşa).
Mahmoud Kahraba (Ittihad Jeddah)
Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits)
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Ahmed Hassan Koka (Sporting Braga).
TRUMP CARDS :
Undoubtedly, today Egypt is a contender in Russia World Cup 2018, just because of this Man, and his two goals, which he netted against Congo in the final match of qualification draws. He is currently top scorer in the of premier league, and World knows what he is giving to his Club Liverpool. Liverpool are in Premier league and he playing a major role. This time he have to prove himself, and gives some unforgettable moments to his fans and country.
He has new Mohamed Abourtrika for Egypt for sure. The stroke City Midfielder will be definitely a game changer for his National, the good football and rapid speed makes him spectacular Midfielder.
Egyptian beauty is world known, so this time for the FIFA world cup 2018 in Russia you would see a flock of Fans all around the stadium praising their team and especially Mo Salah.
This Egypt team, looking better as compare to the previous squad, Mohammad Salah presence absolutely make the difference, this will not a big surprise if Egypt qualifies to knock out stage.
Let’s wait and watch, How Salah dominant his team.