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Egypt locals beat Yemen 1-0 in friendly in preparation for CHAN qualifiers

Posted on May 13, 2017


Photo: EFA

Egypt locals national team defeated Yemen 1-0 in a friendly match that took place at Cairo International Stadium on Saturday.

The match was part of Egypt’s preparations for their 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Morocco next August.

Egypt’s goal was scored by after 33 minutes from the beginning of the match. The Misr El-Maqassa midfielder currently has one goal and three assists for the second-placed side in the Egyptian Premier League.

Egypt locals national team coach hadn’t included any player from Al Ahly or in his 23-man squad for the Pharaohs’ friendly against Yemen.

Egypt will face Morocco in the CHAN qualifiers on August 11 in Cairo before facing them one week later in Morocco, with the winner qualifying for the final tournament‎ in Kenya.


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