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Egypt postpones competitions due to Olympic soccer

The Egyptian Olympic team managed to qualify second from their group after equalising with Spain, losing against Argentina, and defeating Australia, setting up a meeting in the quarterfinals against Brazil

Mahmoud Sheleib , Thursday 29 Jul 2021
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The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) decided to postpone all domestic competitions scheduled for the upcoming period due to Egypt’s achievement of reaching the Olympic tournament’s quarterfinals.

The Egyptian Olympic team managed to qualify second from their group after equalising with Spain, losing against Argentina, and defeating Australia, setting up a meeting in the quarterfinals against Brazil, which will take place on Saturday.

It was reported earlier that Ahly have reached an agreement with the EFA to postpone the league games in case of the Olympic football team playing more than three games, as the team contains a number of the Reds’ key players, most notably goalie Mohamed Al-Shennawi and Akram Tawfiq, who can perform perfectly in full back and defensive midfielder positions.

A new schedule will be revealed by the EFA on Sunday, according to their announcement, which will be after Egypt’s game against Brazil.

If Egypt wins their next game, they will play two more games; the semi-final, which if they win would qualify them for the finals, in the event of a loss, they will still have a chance at getting a bronze medal.

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