The Egyptian team, led by coach Carlos Queiroz, will play its second match in the first round of the 2021 African Nations Championship against Guinea Bissau at Armadi Adgia Stadium, which hosted the first Pharaohs match in the tournament last Tuesday, which ended with the victory of the Eagles with a clean goal..
and footer Egypt national team The standings of Group D in the African Nations Championship, after losing the first round match in the group stage against his Nigerian counterpart, with a goal in return, Nigeria leads with three points, Sudan comes in second place with one point, then Guinea-Bissau with the same balance in third, and in the fourth and last place the Pharaohs are without points.
The Egyptian national team enters tonight’s match and has no alternative to winning the three points, to maintain its hopes of climbing and qualifying for the second round of the tournament, especially that in the event of stumbling, it will face the specter of exit from the first round and will wait for CAF accounts to choose the best among the third-placed teams to qualify for the next round..
Mohamed Salah, Ahmed Hegazy and Mohamed Elneny, players of the Egyptian national team, held more than one session with the rest of the players in the residence hotel to get rid of the effects of Nigeria’s first match in the African Nations Championship, which the Pharaohs lost with a clean goal, and the great trio was keen to motivate the players to provide a better level and results in the next stage and to emphasize the Winning against Guinea Bissau and Sudan.
The players pledged to win against Guinea-Bissau and Sudan to qualify for the second round, provided that the page of Nigeria would be folded once and for all. Mohamed Salah and Hegazy also called on the players to talk to each other away from the plans of Queiroz, the coach, to create harmony between them on the field..
In the same context, Carlos Queiroz, coach of the Egyptian national team, intends to make adjustments to the formation in which the Pharaohs will play the Guinea-Bissau match, and this comes in light of Queiroz’s desire to win against Guinea Bissau after losing from Nigeria in the kickoff, in addition to the presence of injuries such as Akram Tawfik and Ahmed Fattouh, so Khawaja Omar Kamal Abdel Wahed and Ayman Ashraf are preparing to replace them in the next match.
Queiroz is also thinking of returning to the 4/2/3/1 method against Guinea-Bissau, so that he pushes Abdullah Al-Saeed in the playmaker’s position, provided that Trezeguet sits on the bench and relies on Mohamed Elneny and Hamdi Fathi in the midfield..
The closest formation for the Egyptian national team against Guinea Bissau in the event of a return to the 4/2/3/1 method is Mohamed El-Shennawy in goalkeeping, Omar Kamal, Mahmoud El-Wensh, Ahmed Hegazy and Ayman Ashraf in defense, Mohamed Elneny and Hamdi Fathi in the middle, and in front of them Mohamed Salah and Abdullah El-Saeed Omar Marmoush and Mustafa Mohamed are alone in the attack, but in the event that the 4/3/3 method continues, the closest formation is Mohamed El-Shennawy in goalkeepers, Omar Kamal, Mahmoud El-Wensh, Ahmed Hegazy and Ayman Ashraf in defense, Mohamed El-Nani, Hamdi Fathi and Trezeguet in the middle, Mohamed Salah and Mostafa Mohamed Marmoush in the attack that each player plays in his original position without changing.