The committee that manages the Football Association is studying the launch of the new season in February 2022, in light of the successive links of the Egyptian first team for the next period, in addition to the ambiguity of the end date of the current football season.
The Egyptian national team will compete in the World Cup qualifiers during June, September, October and November, in addition to participating in the Arab Cup next December, before participating in the African Nations Championship in Cameroon, January 2022.
And it will be Egypt national team On a date with pressed matches and intertwined links during the coming period, whether in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers or the Arab Cup, in which the Pharaohs will participate in next December. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the dates of the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, including the national team, as the Pharaohs are in Group Six next to Angola, Gabon and Libya, where the entire group stage will be held within four months only.
The deadlines announced by Kaf were as follows:
The first round: Egypt and Angola, a day of 5, 6, 7 or 8 June 2021.
The second round: Gabon and Egypt, one of the days of the 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th of June 2021.
The third round: Egypt and Libya, one of the days 1, 2, 3 or 4 September 2021.
Fourth round: Libya and Egypt, one of the days of 5, 6 or 7 September 2021.
Fifth round: Angola and Egypt, one of 6, 7, 8 or 9 October 2021
Sixth round: Egypt and Gabon, one of the days of 10, 11 or 12 October 2021.
On the other hand, the committee managing the Football Association agreed that the clubs would be satisfied with blood tests, “Rapid Test” for players before the Egyptian League matches, after the clubs complained about their inability to bear the cost of the Corona swab for the players.
The Football Association granted the clubs the freedom to make Corona swabs or Rapid Test according to the capabilities of each club, after most clubs expressed their objection to bearing the cost of Corona swabs for players this season.
The committee that manages the Football Association has also requested the start of procedures for players to obtain the Corona virus vaccine, to save expenses instead of conducting swabs before league matches.
The Football Association informed the clubs that it is seriously considering not registering players in the club lists in the new season until after obtaining the Corona vaccine, so that each club provides a certificate to every player who wants to be registered stating that he has obtained the Corona vaccine.
And the Football Association has previously announced that it is ready to bear the cost of all players participating in its competitions obtaining the Corona vaccine.