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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Egypt will likely “go farther than any African team” in World Cup

Egypt is “well equipped to go farther than any African team” at the 2018 World Cup thanks to the draw placing it in a preferable group-stage pool, Complete Sports’ Sam Lee says. Uruguay’s national team is not as strong as it once was, Saudi Arabia is “not expected to ruffle any feathers,” and Russia is at a disadvantage because it doesn’t have many players in European teams. In contrast, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah “is having a super season at Liverpool; he’s one of the best players in the Premier League at the moment, so you expect him to do great things for the national team at the World Cup.”

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