Egypt seek Africa Cup of Nations title: Mostafa Mohamed

Ahram Online , Sunday 15 Oct 2023

Nantes’s Egyptian striker Mostafa Mohamed highlighted the importance of the friendly match against Algeria on Sunday, as Egypt prepares for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

Mostafa Mohamed
File Photo:Egypt s Mostafa Mohamed celebrates scoring their first goal. Reuters


Following their 1-0 victory against Zambia in a friendly match at the same stadium, Egypt is set to face Algeria in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

"Algeria is a very good team, and we have great respect for them," Mostafa Mohamed stated during the pre-match news conference on Sunday.

"This game is an important step in our preparations for the African qualifiers for the World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations."

"Our goal is to win the Africa Cup of Nations and secure a spot in the World Cup."

"We will give our best efforts to achieve our mission," he concluded.

Mohamed has secured a place in Rui Vitoria's starting XI, relying on his abilities to lead the Pharaohs' frontline as the sole striker.

The Nantes striker has delivered impressive performances in Ligue 1 this season, scoring five goals in seven league games.

He has represented Egypt in 28 international matches, scoring seven goals so far.

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