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FIFA set date for Egypt’s clash with Congo in World Cup qualifiers

FIFA set date for Egypt's clash with Congo in World Cup qualifiers

FIFA have announced the date for ’s clash with in the fifth round of the .

The Pharaohs will host Congo at Borg El-Arab in the fifth round, while will travel to , with the four nations seeking World Cup qualification.

Egypt will face Congo on Sunday, October 8 at Borg El-Arab stadium, Alexandria at 19:00 CLT, while Ghana’s clash with Uganda will be on Saturday, October 7 at Mandela National Stadium, Kampala at 15:00 CLT.

However, Héctor Cúper’s men will have to face Uganda first on Tuesday, September 5 at Borg El-Arab stadium in the fourth round.

It’s worth mentioning that Egypt beat Congo 2-1 in the first round of the qualifiers in Brazzaville thanks to a double from Mohamed Salah and Abdallah El-Said.

Uganda currently top the group with seven points, one point above second-placed Egypt, while Ghana sit third with two points and Congo languish at the bottom of the group with only one point.

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