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OFFICIAL: Egypt knocked out of 2018 World Cup

OFFICIAL: Egypt knocked out of 2018 World Cup

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have been knocked out of the World Cup alongside after the Asian side’s 1-0 loss to on Wednesday.

A first-half strike from Luis Suarez earned Uruguay the three points and helped them qualify for the round of 16 alongside hosts .

Egypt and Saudi Arabia became the second and third teams to be eliminated from the World Cup after fellow Arab country Morocco, who lost to Portugal on Wednesday morning.

The Pharaohs had a slim chance of qualifying for the round of 16 as they would have gone through had Uruguay lost to Saudi Arabia and Russia, and Egypt beat Saudi Arabia in the final group game.

However, Uruguay’s narrow win against Saudi Arabia put them through alongside Russia, as they both sit top with six points, but Russia are ahead on goal difference.

The final round of group A will take place on Monday, June 25, and will see Egypt face Saudi Arabia for the third place, while Uruguay and Russia will battle for the top spot.

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Adam Adamu

    June 20, 2018 at 7:49 PM

    Haha good for you silly Egyptians because of you Ghana did not qualify for World Cup now you are eliminated

    • SubZero

      June 20, 2018 at 11:20 PM

      Ghana’s football federation was dissolved last month. You better look for another sports 😀

  2. Mahmoud

    June 21, 2018 at 11:32 AM

    Thank you egypt, what a waste of time u were

  3. Amro

    June 21, 2018 at 7:05 PM

    We should have let Ghana or Uganda qualify than us. We are loosers. Worst team of Russia2018.

  4. Cairo DC

    June 22, 2018 at 2:41 PM

    Unfortunately that’s true egypt and Saudi Arabia are the worst 2 teams in the World Cup . The only good thing about egypt pathetic embarrassing performance is that Cooper is probably done in Egypt . Coopers terrifield footbal style does not match the talent he has on the tram

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