Egypt Star Set To Miss U20 AFCON Finals


The preparation of the group opponent of Flying Eagles the Young Pharaohs of Egypt suffered a setback as one of their defender, Omar Mageed, likely to miss the tournament.

Egypt who are also the host of the competition were drawn in the same group with Nigeria in the draw which was conducted on Friday.

The update from Egypt has it that the Hamburg of Germany defender is presently down with an injury and not likely to be fit for the tournament.

Apart from the injured defender, Egypt still look like a formidable team as they will banking on the FC Vizela of Portugal goalkeeper Ahmed Nader El Sayed, Udinese’s Salah Basha and Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mostapha Ashraf.