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The management of the Saudi Al-Ittihad club agreed to join the defender of the first football team, Ahmed Hegazy, to the Egyptian team, to participate in the qualifiers for the 2022 African Nations Cup.
According to the “League with Walid” program, Al-Ittihad club agreed that Hegazy would play one match with the Egyptian national team against its Kenyan host, on March 25, and that he would return from Kenya to the Kingdom, immediately after this match, without passing through Egypt.
Hegazy will not thus fight the second confrontation of the “Pharaohs” team in Cairo against the Comoros, according to the conditions of the Al-Ittihad club, because if he plays, he will be subject to quarantine for a period of 14 days outside Saudi Arabia, and the last 7 days of quarantine inside the Kingdom, which will mean his absence from facing his team And his rivals Al Hilal for the 25th round of the Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Professional Cup League, scheduled for next April 9.
The program indicated that the Egyptian Federation agreed to Hegazy to play the confrontation with Kenya only and to return to the Union without going to the Comoros match, in order to allow the player to compete against Al-Hilal.
The Egyptian national team is preparing to play two matches against Kenya and Comoros, on the 25 and 29 of this March, in the fifth and sixth rounds of qualifying for the African Nations Cup.
The Egyptian team ranks first in Group G, with 8 points, on par with the Comoros, who comes second, while the Kenyan team occupies third place, with 3 points, and Togo is bottom of the group standings, with one point.
Source: “Al Douri with Walid” program