Today, Friday, the British government revealed, on its official website, that Egypt was removed from the red list of restrictions on the outbreak of the new Corona virus “Covid-19”.
This news is good news for the Egyptian national team, which will be able to call up its two professional players in the English Premier League, namely Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool star, and Mohamed Elneny, the Arsenal midfielder, during the international break, next October.
The Egyptian team will face its Libyan counterpart on (9 and 12) of next October, in the framework of the third and fourth rounds of the African qualifiers for the World Cup finals scheduled in Qatar in the winter of 2022.
Libya did not enter the red list in the latest update, and therefore the return leg in the fourth round will not be a problem for the “Pharaohs” team as well.
10 At least days in self-isolation in a hotel.
The Egyptian national team survived a defeat by its host Gabonese (1-1), in the meeting that brought them together on Sunday, September 5, as part of the second round of the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Which led to the exemption of Hossam El-Badri and the technical and administrative staff of the Egyptian national team from their mission, by the Egyptian Football Association, and the appointment of the Portuguese Carlos Queiroz in his place.
Egypt is in second place in Group F, with 4 points, two points behind, the leader is Libya, followed by Gabon in third place with one point, and then Angola in fourth and last place without a credit.