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Mohamed Salah to play Egypt’s friendly against Guinea ahead of AFCON 2019

Sunday 16/June/2019 - 03:51 PM
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Translated by Hassnein Tayea
Egypt’s national team manager، Javier Aguirre، announced Sunday that Liverpool’s winger Mohamed Salah will participate in the team’s friendly against Guinea.

The game will be a final test the players` preparation for AFCON 2019 which will be held in Egypt from June 21 to July 19.

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.

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

“We want to watch all the players ahead of the opening game and we also want to experience different formations.” The team assistant manager، Hany Ramzi، said.

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi visited on Saturday the National Football Team in the Air Defense Stadium while training for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be held in Egypt between June 21 and July 19.

The president wished the team members good luck، and asserted his confidence that they realize the heavy responsibility they shoulder.

He urged them to devote hard efforts to please the Egyptian people who in turn pays them respect and appreciation.

Egypt will open the 2019 African Nations Championship against Zimbabwe on June 21 at the Cairo International Stadium.

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