Egypt’s national team kicked off its training sessions ahead of Colombia friendly match on June 1، in preparation for the 2018 World Cup. The training session was held yesterday evening at a stadium close to their residence in Italy with the participation of 27 players and the attendance of Eng. Hany Abu Reda، Chairman of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).
Argentinean Hector Cuper، Egypt’s team coach، has divided the players into two groups.
Mohammed El-Neny continued his rehabilitation program under the supervision of the medical system.
The team will continue its training sessions before Iftar at 7pm and will be preceded by a meeting between the technical staff and the players at 1:00 pm. Colombia’s game is the fifth friendly game. “We will be satisfied with these five matches and we will not go into other matches.”
Egypt’s last game before the Russian World Cup will be against Belgium on June 6، in Brussels.
The Pharaohs’ five games are against Portugal، Greece، Kuwait، Colombia and Belgium.
Egypt then plays against the host، Russia، on June 19 before facing the Saudi Arabian side on June 25 in Group A last game.