The Egyptian Olympic team faced the samba dancers, after the Pharaohs qualified for the quarter-finals as the second group that included Spain, Argentina and Australia, while the Brazilian giant topped its group, which makes today’s confrontation very strong and rivalry.
And the Egyptian Olympic team had previously won against its Brazilian counterpart on November 17 last in Cairo, as part of the international friendly tournament hosted by Egypt with the participation of the teams of South Korea, Brazil and Egypt, but the Brazilian team played the match with its reserve and not the main squad that will participate in today’s match.
Shawky Gharib, the technical director of the Pharaohs, held more than one session with the players, during which he asked them to close the page of the first round matches and focus only on the players. Brazil match In which there is no alternative to winning in order to continue in the championship and qualify for the next rounds to compete for one of the three Olympic medals, noting that this generation had previously won a friendly victory over Brazil several months ago to extract fear from the hearts of the players.
The trio, Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ahmed Hegazy and Mahmoud El-Wansh, also held more than one session with the players, in order to motivate them to continue the fighting spirit against Brazil and do their best in front of the samba dancers in order to compete for one of the three medals.
The Egyptian Olympic team will play the match in a 3-4-3 manner, and the expected formation of the Pharaohs in today’s match is Mohamed El-Shennawy in goalkeepers, Osama Galal, Ahmed Hegazy, Mahmoud Hamdi Al-Wensh, Karim El-Iraqi, Akram Tawfiq, Ammar Hamdi, Ahmed Fattouh, Taher Mohamed Taher, Ahmed Yasser Rayan and Ramadan Sobhi.
On the other hand, the Brazilian team seeks to eliminate the Pharaohs from the tournament in order to advance to the next round and continue to compete for one of the first places, and the Brazilian giant is scheduled to play today’s match in a 1-3-2-4 manner, and the expected formation of samba dancers against Egypt is Santos Fe Goalkeepers, Dani Alves, Nino, Diego Carlos, Guillerme Arana, Douglas Luiz, Bruno Guimaraes, Anthony, Richarlison, Claudinho and Matthews Cunha.