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We kick off this week with our Pharaohs Abroad friendlies round-up. With most of the European clubs on their pre-season tours, our Egyptians abroad are featuring heavily in all the preparations. Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ scored a brace while Fiorentina’s Ahmed Hegazy was solid at the back.
ENPPI and Egypt U-20 star Mahmoud ‘Kahraba’ is on the verge of joining Swiss side FC Luzern on loan after a deal has been agreed ‘in principle’, according to reports.
38-year-old Ahmed Hassan, the world’s most capped international footballer, has signed a one-year contract extension with Cairo giants Zamalek this week. This news should delight Zamalek fans ahead of the crucial CAF Champions League match between Egypt’s top two sides.
With one crucial home and away encounter separating the Pharaohs from World Cup glory, KingFut.com’s Brandon Riff takes a look at how with some proper planning Egypt can greatly enhance its chances of playing a weaker team in that final crucial game.
Mohamed ‘The Wizard’ Salah – Egypt’s Bright Future:
We leave you here with one superb video that will leave you staggered. A video containing all the goals and skills of Egypt’s hottest property Mohamed Salah in the 2012/13 season with FC Basel. Messi, eat your heart out.