The history record of Egypt is not so impressive as they haven’t been able to perform widely away any African event, but somehow the African side finally successfully managed to qualify for the World Cup in the last minutes of their recent match. Many of the big names of Coaches all around the world could no take them to the big level, but Hector Cuper finally made this team able to get a sensible place in tough competition surviving all around the contenders. This time Egypt is place in Group A along with Saudi Arabia, Russia and Uruguay.
Egypt Schedule World Cup 2018
This team would be playing their 1st match against Uruguay on 15th June, 2018. Russia will be their next opposition in the 3rd match on 19th June while Saudi Arabia is the 3rd contender on 25th of same month.
15th, 2018 June – Egypt vs Uruguay
19th June, 2018 – Russia vs Egypt
25th June, 2018 – Saudi Arabia vs Egypt
Hector Cuper, Coach of Egypt Team
The former footballer from Argentina will be coaching Egyp in the FIFA World Cup 2018 and he was appointed back in March 2015. Under his coaching, his team won the European Cup, while Valencia won two titles of Champions League title under his coaching.
Key Players FIFA World Cup 2018
Mohammed Sala will be leading the team and the super star of Egypt is quite in form for this season of World Cup. While Essam El Hadary, who just turned 45 this year will be also playing in the team and making a record of most oldest player playing FIFA World Cup ever in history. Shikabala, the mid fielder has also rejoined his team after the gap of 3 years.
On the other side, Basem Morsy is no more part of team for World Cup 2018. Amr Marey to make his debut along with Etoile Sahel, both have received a call to join the team for World Cup.
Egypt has a chance to make full time preparation for the World Cup as they have to go through international friendly matches in which they would face Kuwait on 26th May, while Belgium on 6th June, 2018.
23rd, 2018 March – Egypt vs Portugal (lost 2-1)
27th March, 2018 – Egypt vs Greece (lost 1-0)
26th May, 2018 – Kuwait vs Egypt
6th June, 2018 – Belgium vs Egypt