The Egyptian national team leaves for Yaounde in preparation to face Morocco in the quarter-finals of the African Nations

Cairo / Yaounde: The delegation of the Egyptian team (the Pharaohs) left this afternoon, Thursday, from the Cameroonian city of Douala, after yesterday playing the second round of the African Cup against Ivory Coast, which ended with a victory for 5/4 on penalties at the end of the original and extra time in passive parity. The official report of the Egyptian Football Association states that the delegation has left for the capital of Cameroon, Yaounde, in preparation for the match against Morocco at the Ahmedou Ahidjo stadium in the quarter-finals. The organizing committee had decided to bring the match one hour forward after the decision to keep it and the match between Senegal and Guinea in a stadium the same day after the closing of the Olympic Stadium, which saw the mass escape before the match between Cameroon and Comoros in the round of 16. He added that the team underwent physical and recovery training before traveling to Yaounde, where the coaching staff, led by Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz, preferred to stay at the team’s residence in Douala, where the team was split. in two groups, the first of which included those who participated in the match, who underwent recovery training in swimming pool while the second group did physical training. All the players participated in the training, with the exception of Mohamed El-Shennawy, who was injured during yesterday’s game, and from the x-rays he was subjected to it emerged that he had been diagnosed with a muscle strain in the back that required a treatment program. integrated, while the X-rays showed Hamdi Fathi stress in the connective muscle. Reported to the Egyptian team, holder of the record for winning the African Nations Championship, where she was crowned seven times, including three consecutive in 2006, 2008 and 2010. (dpa)