Cairo: FIFA 2018 world cup: Mohamed Salah joins Egypt squad training in Cairo on Saturday ahead of Pharaoh’s departure for this FIFA world cup 2018 in Russia but he did not take part, AFP witnessed.
- Mohamed Salah joins Egypt squad training in Cairo on Saturday
- late-night training session before taking the fight for Russia began just before 10.
The supporters turned up to watch Egypt’s final, late-night training session before taking the fight for Russia, cheering extreme way. The training session began just before 10 pm.
Although dressed in the kit, Salah stood in the middle of the pitch chatting to backroom staff while his teammate trained.
The record seven-time African campaign has qualified for the FIFA World cup for only the third time and first since 1990.
They begin their Russian campaign on 15 June against twice former winners Uruguay.
Salah has been picked in the Egypt squad despite suffering from a shoulder injury picked up in Liverpool’s 3-1 Champions League final Real Madrid is defeated, many fans feared would keep him out of the global football league.
After scoring 44 goals for Liverpool last season following his move from Roma, Salah is necessary to Egyptian hopes in Russia.
After his injury that he could be out for two to three weeks report from source from Egyptian football federation, it means he would miss their opening Group A match But Could Then subsequently be available to fight against Russia and Saudi Arabia.
The national team’s doctor, Mohamed Abou al-Ela told ON Sports TV that he would soon know when Salah will be ready to enter the battle and to what extent he’ll be available in Russia. also, he said, he won’t be able to tell until around two days.