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Street in Kafr El-Sheikh renamed after Mahmoud Trezeguet

Street in Kafr El-Sheikh renamed after Mahmoud Trezeguet

Kafr El-Sheikh governor El-Sayed Nasr has decided to rename a street after Mahmoud Hassan ‘Trezeguet’ following Egypt World Cup qualification.

The Pharaohs qualified for the World Cup for the first time in 28 years after beating Congo 2-1 at Borg El-Arab Stadium on Sunday night, thanks to a brace from Mohamed Salah.

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Trezeguet helped massively in guiding Egypt for the 2018 World Cup after winning two crucial penalties during the qualifiers, including a last-gasp penalty against Congo that earned the Pharaohs their qualification to the World Cup.

Kafr El-Sheikh governor El-Sayed Nasr revealed to Youm7 that the street which Trezeguet’s house lie in will be renamed after the 23-year-old to honour him for his performances during the qualifiers.

This comes one day after Mohamed Salah has had the school which he graduated from in his hometown Basyoun renamed in his honour.

READ: How to buy tickets to watch Egypt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Mahmoud Trezeguet, who currently plies his trade at Turkey’s Kasımpaşa, has featured in all of Egypt’s World Cup group qualifiers, winning two penalties against Ghana and Congo.

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