Playmaker Mohamed Aboutrika chats to FIFA.com about Egypt's recent struggles, Brazil 2014 qualification bid and coach Bob Bradley, and the prospect of defending his country at the Olympics.
Libya and Egypt both secured dramatic late wins on Sunday as Africa's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying group stage continued in thrilling fashion.
Algeria are just one of the African favourites making tricky away debuts this weekend in Brazil 2014 qualifying, while Ghana travel to face continental champions Zambia. FIFA.com previews a heavy schedule of crucial fixtures in Africa.
Egypt began their quest to reach the FIFA World Cup™ finals by defeating Mozambique 2-0 on Friday, while the Black Stars of Ghana slammed Lesotho 7-0.
Egypt began a quest to reach the FIFA World Cup™ finals for the first time since 1990 by defeating Mozambique 2-0 at a deserted military stadium in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
Ahmed Hassan, the captain of seven-time African champions Egypt, insists the Pharaohs will not underestimate the challenge of Mozambique when they kick-off their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.