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VIDEO: Egypt rout Kosovo 8-0 ahead of U-20 World Cup

Posted on June 15, 2013

’s U-20 national team thrashed Kosovo 8-0 in Switzerland on Saturday ahead of travelling to Turkey for the U-20 World Cup.

Following a series of disappointing results prior to this month’s U-20 World Cup in Turkey, ’s side took their recent frustrations out on Kosovo by thrashing the European minnows 8-0 in their second game at the Valais Youth Cup, a friendly tournament in Switzerland also involving Brazil and Ghana.

, Mahmoud ‘Kahraba’ and Omar Bassam each scored a brace while Ahmed ‘Koka’ Hassan and Ismaily defender Mahmoud Metwaly were also among the scorers.

This was the Egyptian U-20 side’s first win during their U-20 World Cup preparation; drawing 2-2 against Romania before losing against Montenegro and Brazil.

Egypt will join Chile, England and Iraq in Group E of the U-20 World Cup that will run from June 21 to July 13 in Turkey.

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