Egypt’s ambassador to Moscow، Ehab Nasr، said that the number of Egyptians and Arabs who attended the Egyptian match against Uruguay reached 27،000 fans.
In statements، Nasr added that the number of Egyptians is expected to increase in the second game against Russia in the city of St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
The Egyptian team played a great effort in the first game but it wasn’t lucky، the ambassador said. The ambassador said that he was assured by the managing staff that the team players are in good morals after the game، and stated that he communicates with them permanently to overcome any obstacles.
The Egyptian Embassy in Moscow has allocated four consular points in the host cities for the national team’s matches، as well as the headquarters of the Egyptian Embassy in Moscow، where these points serve as operating rooms to respond to any emergencies from fans of the national team.
Egypt’s national football team lost its first match in the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 at the last minute against Uruguay on Friday.