Egypt FA receive compliments from Japan, Algeria on World Cup qualification
The president of the Egyptian Football Association, Hany Abou-Rida, has received congratulations messages from his counterparts in Japan and Algeria after Egypt’s success in making the upcoming World Cup in Russia.
Egypt have finally made their long-awaited return to the World Cup after a last gasp 2-1 victory over Congo in the fifth round of the African qualifiers.
Japan FA president Tashima Kohzo complimented Abou-Rida on Egypt’s “wonderful accomplishment”.
“Dr Mr. ABO RIDA,
On behalf of Japan Football Association, let me express my deepest congratulations to you and to Egyptian Football Association for qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Please convey my warm regards to your colleagues, coaches and players of your team for their hard work towards this wonderful accomplishment, which truly is the fruit of your tireless efforts.
Let us make our best effort toward the world’s most prestigious competition and share our joy and passion on our beautiful game together with football family around the globe.
Looking forward to seeing you in Russia in the coming year.
In the same context, Algeria FA have presented their sincere congratulations to Egypt, wishing them to be “a good ambassador to Arab and African football”.
Algeria FA message:
“I am honoured to present, on the behalf of the members of the executive office of the Algerian Football Federation and the secretary-general of the federation, my sincere congratulations to the Egyptian Football Association as well as all the members of the Egyptian national team for their qualification of the 2018 World Cup which will be held in Russia in 2018
The Algerian Football Federation also wish the Egyptian national team to be a good ambassador for Arab and African football in this global football eventKheiredine Zetchi”
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