Egypt coach Hossam El-Badry said on Wednesday he is unfazed by facing African champions Algeria in the FIFA Arab Cup, adding he is looking to build a team that "live up to the ambitions of Egyptians."
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.
"Before the draw, I had the feeling that we will have a big name in our group," El-Badry told the EFA's official website on Wednesday.
"We are looking to fulfill all of our targets and make Egyptians proud of their national team. We have a good team that includes many experienced players plus the new faces.
"My objective is to build a strong team that can live up to the ambitions of Egyptians," he added.
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