Egypt beat Sierra Leone 2-0 in the African qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup



Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 07:42 GMT


Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 07:42 GMT

CAIRO, November 20, 2023: The Egyptian national team achieved an important 2-0 victory over Sierra Leone, scored by Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet in the 18th and 62nd minutes of the match.

Egypt faced Sierra Leon in Liberia, on Sunday evening, within the matches of the second round of the African qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup, which was the match hosted by Samuel D. Canyon in Liberia.


With this result, the national team strengthened its lead with 6 points on the top of Group A, which includes Guinea Bissau, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia.


The Pharaohs thrashed Djibouti in the first round last Thursday at Cairo stadium by six goals.


The formation of the Egyptian national team was as follows: “Goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy, defense line Mohamed Hani, Ali Gabr, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, Mohamed Hamdy, midfield Mohamed El-Nenny, Hamdy Fathi, Ahmed Sayed “Ziz”, and in the attack, Mustafa Mohamed, Mahmoud Hassan “Trezeguet.” ", Mohamed Salah.


The delegation of Egypt's first national team was headed by Khaled Al-Dirandali, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Football Association, and Hazem Emam, a member of the Football Association and supervisor of the team.


It is worth noting that the sports channels sector of the United Media Services Company succeeded in obtaining the television broadcast rights for all matches of the Egyptian national team in the African qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup, in cooperation with Ora Developers Egypt, the National Bank of Egypt, and Etisalat Misr. The agreement also included the rights to display summaries. All African teams’ matches in the rest of the qualifying groups, and several commercial rights related to the qualifiers.


The management of “On Time Sports” and the sports channels sector at United promised that it would provide a distinguished media service for the qualifying competitions, and integrated coverage for the viewer wherever they are, throughout the period of the qualifying rounds extending from now until 2026, whether through television broadcast of the matches, analytical studios, or many programs that It will be produced specifically for the African qualifiers.




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