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Egypt call off training session after Russia World Cup defeat

Egypt call off training session after Russia defeat

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The Egyptian national team have cancelled their training session and instead undertook exercises in the hotel’s gym following their 3-1 defeat to .

The Pharaohs are on verge of elimination from the World Cup after a 3-1 defeat to hosts Russia left them with zero points from two games.

READ: El-Hadary issues apology to fans following Russia defeat

are currently third in their group and if Saudi Arabia managed to beat Uruguay on Wednesday, the north African side will still have a slim chance of qualifying for the round of 16.

They returned to Grozny, Chechnya on Wednesday and Hector Cuper decided to call off the training session to rest the players.

READ: I don’t know if I’ll continue with the national team, says Héctor Cúper

Egypt’s last group game will be against Saudi Arabia on Monday, June 25 at Volgograd Arena.



  1. Mo

    June 20, 2018 at 6:37 PM

    We will lose against Saudi Arabia too

    • KingSalah

      June 20, 2018 at 8:59 PM

      Yes we will. Saudia played much better than Egypt today. We should dissolve our football federation and concentrate on squash and handball.

  2. Amiro

    June 20, 2018 at 11:14 PM

    homemade…as long as there is nepotism and corruption in egypt…we will never advance in anything..neither in football nor in schience or anything else..just embarassing…EFA should revamp football in egypt beginning with youth.. not important tho, but that logo for example from egyptian national team…mama mia…ugliest logo from all fifa members maybe… they a lethargic

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