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Egypt to face DR Congo in international friendly

Posted on May 3, 2016
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It has been confirmed that will face in a match, with FIFA assigning the 30th of May as a date for the between both sides.

Egypt, who recorded a victory over Burkina Faso in their last friendly on the 27th of February earlier this year, have officially been registered FIFA for the international friendly against DR Congo.

The Pharaohs are currently preparing for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers – which are due to start in October 2016 – in addition to the 2017 African Cup of Nations, where Egypt only need to avoid a 3-0 defeat to Tanzania to qualify.

It is also worth mentioning that DR Congo are due to be placed in Pot 2 in the World Cup qualifications, which means if Egypt maintain their position as a top seed, both sides could draw one another.


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