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Egypt to start final preparation for World Cup on 25 May

Mohamad Mosselhi , Tuesday 6 Feb 2018
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Egypt's forward Abdallah Said kicks the ball to score a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Egypt and Uganda in Port-Gentil on January 21, 2017 (Photo: AFP)
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The final phase of Egypt's preparation for this summer's World Cup will start on 25 May, Pharaohs' director Ihab Lehita told a TV programme on Tuesday.

"During this preparation camp the Pharaohs will play two or three friendly games."

The team's director added that the Pharaohs' opponents in these friendlies are not defined yet.

Egypt will face European champions Portugal and Greece on 23 and 27 March respectively in Switzerland.

The Pharaohs, who have ended a 28-year World Cup drought, were paired in Group A with Saudi Arabia, hosts Russia and South American powerhouse Uruguay. 

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