Rui Vitoria, Egypt national team manager, will lead the team for the first time on Friday as Egypt hosts Niger in a friendly game at Alexandria stadium.
The Pharaohs will start a new journey under their new Portuguese manager Rui Vitoria at Alexandria stadium against Niger before facing Liberia four days later.
Egypt also asserted its support for Niger in its efforts to combat terrorism.
Both ministers discussed the aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries and the most important regional issues, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Hafez on his Twitter account.
Egypt has expressed its sincere condolences to Niger and Burkina Faso over the victims of two attacks that took place near the borders between the two countries, leaving large of victims and injuries.
The attack resulted in killing more than 100 innocent people in Niger.
The assaults took place Sunday by 100 militants who were riding motorbikes.
Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou on Friday received a message from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)'s file.
Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou on Wednesday met with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and reviewed the growing security challenges in the Sahel region, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.
Tanzanian Prime Minister Majaliwa hailed Egypt’s achievements on economic reform level, and the country’s establishment of big national projects.
"The African continent has many natural resources and raw materials that can make it the most successful and richest continent," said President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Sisi chairs a coordination summit in Niamey, Niger, on Monday with participation of leaders and heads of African countries and blocs.
“The development of infrastructure is inevitable. We must strive to achieve peoples’ aspirations to development and prosperity,” Sisi said.
The extraordinary African summit kicked off Sunday under the chairmanship of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi arrived in Niger Saturday to attend the African Union exceptional summit scheduled to be held on Sunday.
Egypt’s top Islamic institution Al-Azhar condemned on Friday the terrorist attack that targeted an ambush in the border region between Niger and Mali.
The Egyptian football national team faces Niger in the last match of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifications’ group stages. Niger hosts Egypt on Stade Général Seyni Kountché at 05:30 p.m. CLT.
Egypt have secured a comprehensive 6-0 home win over Niger in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium Saturday.
Mexican coach Javier Aguirre announced the list of the Egyptian players abroad that will face Niger next September in the 2019 AFCON qualifications.
Egypt and Italy are cooperating for training cadres from African countries on fighting illegal migration, said an assistant interior minister on Tuesday.