Last Update 14:22
Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Egypt settle on Uganda for 14 August friendly

Egypt will face Uganda in a friendly game on 14 August after their negotiations with Mali failed to materialize

Ahram Online, Saturday 3 Aug 2013
Egypt
Egypt's national team (Photo: Ahram)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1337
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1337

Egypt will face Uganda in a friendly game on 14 August as part of their preparations for their final World Cup qualifying G match, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said on Saturday.

“Uganda have accepted our proposal to play a friendly game in [Red Sea resort] El-Gouna on 14 August,” the EFA said in a brief statement on their official website.

The Pharaohs were due to play Mali on the same date but negotiations between both sides failed to materialize due to organizational problems.

Egypt will host Guinea next month in a meaningless World Cup qualifier, having already secured their place in the final two-legged playoff after ensuring they would finish on top of Group G.

The seven-time African champions, who have not qualified for the World Cup since 1990, are the only side to garner maximum 15 points from five games in the second round (group stage) of the qualifiers.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports)

 


 

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.