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Minister working towards solution for Salah’s military issue

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

On Friday it was announced that Mohamed Salah’s Chelsea 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.

Malak Hassouna is a French Baccalaureate graduate and currently a Political Sciences student, who was born and still lives in Cairo. She started playing volleyball at the age of 7 as a libero at the Shooting Club in Cairo. A hardcore Chelsea and Al Ahly fan, also a Roger Federer worshipper. She writes for various websites and blogs including KingFut, Chelseafc360 and Vavel UK.

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