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Egypt`s players in a final test ahead of AFCON 2019

Sunday 16/June/2019 - 11:41 AM
Egyptian footballers
Egyptian footballers
Translated by: Ahmad El-Assasy
Egypt`s National football team will play today Sunday, a friendly game against Guinia to test the players` preparation for AFCON 2019 which will be held in Egypt from June 21 to July 19.

The team`s manager، Javier Aguirre gives a number of players the chance to play in this game to test their preparation for the championship.

“We need to give all the players the chance to play ahead of the opening game as we want to experience different formations.” The team assistant manager، Hany Ramzi، said.

The clash will kick off at 9:00 pm (Cairo local time) according to ‎Javier Aguirre`s desire to play all the friendly games at the same time of the teams games in the African Cup of Nations.

It will be broadcasted on Time Sport and On Sport satellite channels.

Egypt defeated Tanzania 1-0 on Thursday night on a friendly game thanks to Ahmed Elmohmady’s header.

President Abdel Fatah Sisi visited the training camp of the first football national team held at Al Defae Al Gawwy Stadium، north east to Cairo on Saturday.

He stimulated the players to win over the upcoming 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Cup of Nations mounted in Egypt over the period from June 21 to July 19.

The official account of President Al Sisi posted yesterday a number of photos of the president with the team members on the pitch of that stadium.

The president appeared in these images accompanied by Dr Ashraf Sobhy، Minister of Youth and Sports.

The Pharaohs presented their shirt bears signatures of most of the stars to the president.

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