Egypt will welcome Djibouti to the Cairo International Stadium on Thursday 16 November for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
The visitors come into the game on the back of a 1-1 draw in a friendly with North African rivals Algeria in a friendly in October. After Mohamed Hany’s red card, they were reduced to 10 men in the eighth minute.
However, despite being a man down, Egypt broke the deadlock in the 62nd minute when Hamdi Fathi gave them the lead. Islam Slimani leveled the game with a last minute equalizer in the third minute after injury time.
Djibouti, meanwhile, have not been in action since they claimed a 3-1 victory over Pakistan in an international friendly in June 2023. Doualeh Elabeh, Gabriel Dadzie and Samuel Akinbinu scored to help the Riverains de la Mer Rouge to victory.
He will return to competitive action in this international window. Djibouti were drawn in Group A of the qualifiers along with Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Egypt and Guinea Bissau.
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