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Sunday, 20 June 2021
The young Pharaohs team started a closed camp in Egypt before heading to South Africa to face the latter’s Olympic team in two friendlies on 10 and 13 June, respectively
Egypt were drawn in a tough group at the Olympic Games along with heavyweights Spain, Argentina and Australia
Egypt was supposed to face Angola and Gabon respectively in the World Cup qualifiers this June, but FIFA postponed the games until September
Salah wants to play in the Tokyo Olympics, but Liverpool could reject the request due to their commitments at the same time of the tournament, according to Egypt’s U23 team coach Shawky Gharib
Egypt were drawn in a tough group along with heavyweights Spain, Argentina and Australia
Egypt stayed in fourth place among Arab countries, behind Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
The EFA hopes Vingada will develop a technical strategy for its national teams and local competitions
Egypt will play against Spain, Argentina, and Australia in Tokyo in late July
The Pharaohs were drawn in Group D of the FIFA Arab Cup alongside Algeria and the winners of the games between Libya and Sudan and Lebanon and Djibouti.
The tournament, which will run from 1-18 December, is seen as a dress rehearsal for next year's World Cup finals, which will be also hosted by Qatar
Coach Gharib says justice will be the main criteria for his selections for the Tokyo Olympics
'The coach is isolated at home and will follow the treatment protocol'
The tournament comprises 23 Arab nations, including several North African and Asian heavyweights
The Pharaohs will start their final preparation camp on 5 July before their group stage games against Spain on 22 July, Argentina on 25 July, and Australia on 28 July
On Friday, FIFA ranked Egypt’s football Olympic team in the third spot ahead of the tournament draw that took place in Zurich
Salah scored 45 goals so far with the national team, edging out late Tersana striker Hassan El-Shazli, who scored 44 goals
The Aston Villa winger faces at least six months on the sidelines after suffering knee ligament damage i
FIFA ranked Egypt’s football Olympic team in the third pot ahead of the tournament draw scheduled, in Zurich on 21 April
Egypt national team becomes 6th in Africa and 4th among Arab teams in FIFA world rankings
EFA boss reveals sending formal letter to Liverpool FC asking them to allow Egyptian Winger Mohamed Salah to take part in the U-23 team squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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