Egypt in the Football World Cup
The Egypt National Football Team is one of Africa's strongest teams and they have qualified for the Football World Cup for their first appearance since 1990. Fans are overjoyed and feel that finally their team are where they should be after having so much success in the African Cup of Nations in recent years. Egypt topped their Group E Football World Cup qualifying group with a game to spare and sending Egyptian football fans into a state of rapture. After a 28-year wait, the world will be watching to see how The Pharaohs do in Russia and with players like Mohamed Salah and Kouka leading the line, this will be one of the teams to watch at the Football World Cup. See the Pharaohs in action and buy Egypt National Football Team tickets today here at StubHub.
Egypt National Football Team key players
The Egypt National Football Team can boast having many players playing in Europe's elite leagues. This experience is vital to the team's success as players gather vital experience playing with and against some of the world's best players. Current manager Héctor Cúper has a strong pool of players to choose from. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is a key player for the Egyptian national team and his pace, skill and aggression is enough to scare most defences. Egypt also has one of world football's most experienced players in goalkeeper and captain Essam El-Hadary who has played for Egypt more than 150 times and is well over forty-years-old. In midfield, Egypt can call upon Arsenal star Mohamed Elneny to control the game and provide goals at crucial moments. Watch this exciting team in action with Egypt tickets.
Egypt National Football Team history
Egypt has a proud footballing history and is the most successful national team in Africa with a record seven Africa Cup of Nations to their name (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008 and 2010). The Egypt National Football Team was also the first African and Middle Eastern team to qualify for a Football World Cup and Egypt is one of only three African national teams to be ranked in the top 10 football world rankings. Egypt has had rivalries with several other nations throughout the team's history. Most notably is the team's rivalry with Algeria (known as the North African arch-rivalry) which has escalated in recent years after several close, important matches in Football World Cup qualifying and the African Cup of Nations. Egypt also has a rivalry with Ghana due to how evenly matched the national teams are and that they regularly compete for silverware. Get tickets to see the Egypt National Football Team in action today, what are you waiting for?