The Egyptian national team is seeking to achieve its first victory in the 2022 African Nations Cup qualifiers when it hosts its Togolese counterpart at nine oclock this evening, Saturday, in the meeting scheduled to be held at Cairo Stadium in the third round of Group Seven, which includes next to them the Comoros and Kenya teams, where he leads The Comoros national team tops the group with 5 points, while Kenya ranks second with 3 points, and Egypt is in third place with two points, while the Togo team sits at the bottom of the standings with one point, so the Pharaohs, led by Hussam Al-Badri, seek to win the match today, to lead the group Before the upcoming confrontation that will bring together the two teams in the fourth round of African Nations Cup qualifiers, next Tuesday, in the capital, Lome.
The Egyptian national team enters the match today, armed with a great history of victories achieved by its counterpart Togo in the meetings that brought them together before, and the “seventh day” reviews the history of the two teams’ confrontations before tonight’s match.
History supports the squad Egypt Tonight’s match against Togo after 8 previous confrontations between the two teams on various official and friendly occasions.
The Egyptian national team won 6 confrontations, lost one match, and settled the draw only one match.
The confrontations between Egypt and Togo began in 1984 with the African Cup of Nations and ended with a goalless draw, before the two teams met in the African qualifiers for the 1994 World Cup, and the Pharaohs won the way 4-1 in Lome, and back 3-0 in Cairo..
Thus, the Egyptian national team did not lose any official match it played against the Togolese national team, winning the two qualifying matches for the 1994 World Cup, and a tied match, in the 1984 African Cup of Nations.
The friendly confrontations between the two teams continued, so the Egyptian national team beat Togo in 1997 with a score of 7-2 in a friendly under the leadership of the late General Mahmoud El-Gohary, and returned to win again with a score of 2-1 in 2000, before receiving the only loss in Lome in the year 2000 with a score of 1-0.
In 2012, under the leadership of American Bob Bradley, Mohamed Salah, the star of Egypt and Liverpool of England, scored his first international duo against Togo in a friendly match that ended with the Pharaohs winning 3-0.
The result was repeated in the last friendly confrontation between Egypt and Togo in 2017 under the leadership of Argentine coach Hector Cuper.