Lima, February 8, 2022Updated on 02/08/2022 11:01 am
Egypt won the silver medal in the African Cup of Nations after falling on penalties at the hands of Senegal, who won their first continental title. Mohammed Salah He started for the ‘Pharaohs’ and played the entire game, even scoring in the defining round, but it wasn’t enough to prevent his team from falling.
After the end of the game, the Liverpool player from England was sad, with tears in his eyes and downcast for not being able to get his first star with his team. However, and already in the locker room, he gained strength and dedicated some strong and emotional words to his teammates.
“I thank the players for the performance. There was no defect… We played four games of 120 minutes each in just 12 days”began by saying the striker. “It’s psychologically difficult for us, of course, but it’s over now, and we have another match in a month.”he added.
In addition, Mohammed Salah He promised to take revenge for the match they will have for qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. “Inshallah (expression of God’s will in Arabic) we will do them justice”he pointed.
Gabaski, goalkeeper from Egypt, also supported his partner and joined his words. “When we fall, we get up, although the fact of having lost today makes us feel that we are in a difficult and delicate situation”He said. “We have other challenges ahead of us next month, with the same teams involved, and if it is God’s will, we will continue and pursue our goals.”he added.
When do Egypt vs. Senegal?
Both teams will measure forces on March 29 at the Léopold Sédar Senghor stadium for the qualifying process for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.