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Ricardo Quaresma: Egypt defended well but we have solutions

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Portuguese winger praised for their good defending but said that his side has players who have solutions at anytime.

Quaresma hailed his teammates after coming back from one goal down to the Egyptian National Team to score two goals courtesy of two late Cristiano Ronaldo goals.

The 32-year-old Besiktas winger also praised the Pharaohs defending but believed it wasn’t enough to stop his side.

“There are no easy games. Egypt defended well and we have players who can solve a game at anytime and that’s what happened,” said the former Barcelona man.

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“We are used to the pressure, we gave our best and that is what happened today. Now we have to recover and think about the next game.”

are set to face Holland on the 26th of March whereas Egypt will meet Greece the following day in their second friendly matches of the international break in preparations for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


Youssef Wael is a massive Al Ahly and Manchester United supporter from Cairo, Egypt. One of the few Egyptians who never really wanted to have a career in football, just played it as a hobby. Wael also played squash for 7 years.

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