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Minister working towards solution for Salah’s military issue

Posted on July 19, 2014

Salah impressesThe Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports is reportedly working towards a solution to ’s mandatory military service. 

On Friday it was announced that Mohamed Salah’s career was in jeopardy due to the cancellation of his registration in an education program which allowed him to travel abroad.

According to Al Shorouk News, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Khaled Abdel-Aziz has contacted the Minister of Higher Education in order to end the issue, and the former ensured that the saga is to be solved in ‘a matter of hours’.

The report also states that the laws guarantee exemptions to professional players that represent Egypt internationally.

It is also worth mentioning that if the issue is not solved out in the coming days, the Egyptian international will have to return to his homeland for mandatory military service.


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