Egypt’s Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Khalid Abdel Aziz Eng confirmed that the trophy of the World Cup is slated to arrive in Cairo on March 15th، as a part of the trophy promotional tour around the world.
The Egyptians the chance to experience football's most prestigious prize، and to celebrate Egypt's qualification to the World Cup after a 28-year absence from the world football arena.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy tour kicked off last September in host country Russia and will visit more than 50 countries across six continents، travelling 126،000 kilometers in nine months leading to the football tournament.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played in Russia this summer. A total of 32 teams will contest to become the Football’s world champion.
Egypt، which has qualified for its first World Cup in 28 years، plays Saudi Arabia، Uruguay، and Russia in Group A.