Egypt head coach Carlos Queiroz says the team is battle ready to conquer the Super Eagles and other opponents at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
The seven-time champions will begin their campaign against the Super Eagles on January 11 in Garoua.
The Pharaohs will also confront Sudan and Guinea- Bissau in the same group.
“These 25 players will be able to build a strong and Cohesive team that plays good football and is able to win and fight for the team and have a strong mentality,” Queiroz Kingfut.com.
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“The players are ready to fight. They will make Egypt proud.
“I am confident that this squad is capable of providing the best performance in the tournament.
“Our goal in the AFCON is to try to win every game, build a winning mentality because in March we will play the final stage of the World Cup qualifiers.
“We’re not going to AFCON to take a walk, we are going to win.”