Al Ahly Al Ittihad Al Masry Arab Contractors Gouna ENPPI Hodood Ismaily Petrojet Smouha Wadi Degla Zamalek Arsenal FC Basel Hull City AS Roma Lierse SK SC Braga Nacional Madeira Sporting Lisbon

Ahmed Fathi: It’s okay to defend, look at Portugal

Posted on November 14, 2016
Ahmed Fathi

Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Egypt international  spoke about the team’s performance against and Mahmoud Trezeguet following Egypt’s victory over .

The Pharaohs moved top of Group E with six points after beating the Black Stars 2-0 in the second round of the World Cup qualifiers on Sunday.

“It’s okay to defend. Look at Portugal, they won Euro 2016 by defending,” Fathi told Nagham FM.

game will be the toughest and Héctor Cúper is an organized manager,” he added.

Fathi also believes that his teammate Trezeguet will be a world class player, after his brilliant performance against Ghana, which saw him winning a penalty in the dying minutes of the first-half.

“I really like Omar Gaber and he is good friend of mine,” he added.

“I think Trezeguet will be a world class player,” The 32-year-old concluded.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *