Egypt Adjusts Plans to Counter Opponents

Abdallah El Said struck late to give Egypt the victory over Uganda. (Courtesy photo)

Egypt boss Hector Cuper has picked Abdullah El Said as his man of the match following his heroic last minute thunderous shot that gifted the Pharaoh’s a 1-0 win over Uganda on Saturday.

“Abdullah El Said deserves the Man of the Match award, cost ” Cuper asserted.

“I wished to have a bigger score line and better performance but I thank my players who did all their best in tough circumstances.”

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Tactical superiority

El Said came off the bench six minutes from the interval to replace Tarek Hamed. He went on to stab the ball through Onyango’s legs from a Mohammed Salah aptitude pass.

“I respect Uganda and commend them for their performance. Every game has its own strategy and we always adjust our plans to our opponents.”

Despite, website like this Uganda holding the record seven-time giants for 89 minutes, there were only two shots (off) target registered as compared to 13 for the Pharaohs; three on target and 10 off.

“Our target for every game is to win, so it’s accepted to make some risk but not in an irrational way. Our qualification is not guaranteed yet.”
Egypt plays the Black Stars on Wednesday 25 in a must-not-lose match.


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