Mohamed Salah made a rallying speech to his Egypt teammates after their AFCON final defeat to Senegal, urging them to ‘take revenge’ in March.
The Pharaohs lost on penalties in Sunday’sShowpiece in Yaounde after the 2 teams
Salah become right all the way down to take Egypt’s 5th spot-kick, however by no means were given the risk to step up after his Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane determined the sport via way of means of scoring Senegal’s 5th penalty.
In the dressing room after the match, Egypt captain Salah addressed his worn-out and forlorn team-mates.
‘We performed 4 suits all a hundred and twenty mins in approximately 12 days,’ he said. ‘But it is withinside the beyond now, we’ve got the video games towards them subsequent month and inshallah we can take revenge on them.’
Egypt will tackle Senegal over legs withinside the World Cup African playoffs on the cease of subsequent month.
Both nations completed pinnacle in their businesses withinside the 2d spherical of qualifying and feature now been drawn towards every different to struggle for an area on the Qatar match later this year.
The first leg will take region in Cairo on 23 March earlier than the second one leg in Dakar on 29 March.
While Senegal’s victory withinside the AFCON very last will clearly supply them self assurance in advance of the fixtures, it’ll additionally supply Egypt greater motivation.
‘It’s well known that we, Egypt, do not just take a fall,’ Egypt goalkeeper Gabaski told Goal. ‘When we fall, we get up, even though the fact we’ve lost today makes us feel like we’re in a difficult and delicate situation.
‘We have other challenges ahead of us next month, with the same teams involved, and if it’s God’s will, we will continue and pursue our objectives.