Egypt Triumphant Against Gabon


Egypt edged past Gabon by a margin of 2-1 in their recent match. This was supposed to be an easy encounter for the Pharaohs. However, they almost made a heavy meal out of the match. The team did not perform as per their reputation. Right from the beginning, the Egyptians looked pale. It seemed as if the team was lacking proper chemistry. The athletes huffed and puffed to win against their rivals. 

Gabon must also be given credit for their gritty display. They did not let the Egyptians run away with the game. They put up a solid defensive strategy to hold the Egyptians at bay. Their strategy was indeed very much successful. The Pharaohs struggled to break the stranglehold and Gabon almost succeeded. However, they did manage to find the back of the net twice, which came to their aid greatly. Let us know more about the match in detail below. 

Egypt Praised Highly By Their Coach 

A lot of criticism was thrown at the Egyptian National Team recently. They could not perform up to the mark against Angola & Gabon previously. This led to a mass criticism of the team and its tactics. However, Carlos Queiroz has a different opinion to share. He has stated that his team did pretty well in their matches. he felt that his team was the deserving winner against Gabon. 

He reflected that his team created a lot of open chances. He said the team had a lot of positive takeaways from the game. The team tried a different approach and tactics which came out pretty much successful. The Egyptian team currently leads their group with 14points. They are seven clear of second-placed Gabon. Queiroz stated that their primary focus would be the Arab Cup & the Africa Cup of Nations.