The Pharaohs secured their first three points in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
In the pre-game press conference, Queiroz looked calm and relaxed despite the pressure.
The player's return ahead of the game against Guinea-Bissau was one of the rare good news to come out of the national team camp in Garoua.
The Bissau Guineans secured a draw in their opening match in the group against Sudan.
Burkina showed more attacking intent in yet another 1-0 result, the 10th in 14 games at the tournament.
Ivory Coast has reported at least 77,857 infections and 742 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.
The announcement was made by the Ethiopian Football Federation on the eve of the tournament but the Ivorians included him in their squad for the Cup of Nations anyway.
Egypt will play the first leg at home and they will be required to win the ticket for the World Cup away from home.
The Egyptian national team delegation landed in Garoua on Saturday afternoon to participate in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The national team will face Nigeria on Tuesday in their first match in Group D.
Loftman's decision comes only four days before Egypt's opening game in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
The pair will not travel with the rest of the team to Cameroon on Saturday.
Sudan is one of the nations that have lifted the trophy when they celebrated the title at home in 1970.
The Pharaohs are the record title-holders, having won the title on seven occasions.
Africa's showpiece Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon on Sunday against a backdrop of controversy over player call-ups, the tournament’s timing, the host nation’s readiness and the possibility of widespread COVID-19 infections.
The duo will arrive in Cairo on a private plane on 3 January.
After announcing a 25-player list for the competition on Wednesday, Carlos Queiroz changed his mind and decided to add three players to the list.
Wright, now a pundit for the BBC, said that coverage of the tournament and the issue of player release during the European season, is in marked contrast to how Euro 2020 was treated.
CAF gave the participating nations the chance to register 28 players for the competition.
Mane said that the Egyptian winger is currently the best player in the world, ahead of the duo’s participation in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.