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Abdallah El-Said: Egypt ready to conquer Africa again

Abdallah Mahmoud Said Mohamed Bekhit of Egypt during the African Cup of Nations match between Egypt and Zimbabwe at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt on June 21,2019. (Photo by Ulrik Pedersen/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Egypt midfielder Abdallah El-Said believes the Pharaohs has what it takes to do well in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

The Africa Cup of Nations starts in less than a week as it runs between the 9th of January and the 6th of February, taking place in Cameroon.

The North Africans were placed in Group D where they will confront Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau, and Sudan.

Egypt will start looking for their eighth continental title as they face the Super Eagles in their opening game on the 11th of January.

Ahead of the tournament, Abdallah El-Said reassured the fans, stating that the tournament won’t be easy but the players will do their best to please the fans.

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“The Africa Cup of Nations is an important tournament, we will do our best to go as far as we can,” Abdallah said.

“We won’t have easy games, but we are motivated and fully focused on making history for ourselves and our country, and we will do all we can in order to make our fans proud and happy.”

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