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Egypt U-23 to Face KSA in WAFF Tournament Tonight

Tue 26 Mar 2024 | 08:19 AM
Egypt U-23, WAFF Tournament
Egypt U-23, WAFF Tournament
Rana Atef

The Egyptian national U-23 football team, the Olympic team, will face KSA, tonight, WAFF friendly tournament to determine the holders of third, and fourth places.

The Egyptian team lost their game against Australia 2-1 by penalties in the previous round on Saturday.

The full time of the game ended with a 1-1 draw. Mohamed Shehata scored the game's only Egyptian goal before both teams moved to penalties.

The friendly tournament is taking place in KSA, and 8 teams are taking part in the tournament including UAE, KSA, Egypt, and Australia.

The participation of the Egyptian Olympic team comes as part of the preparation for the next Olympic Games in Paris.

The Egyptian U-23 football team (the Olympic team), officially, qualified for Paris Olympic Games in 2024 after defeating Guinea 1-0 in the U-23 AFCON semi-final.

In the previous edition, Egypt managed to reach the Olympic Games 2020, after capturing the title of 2019 U-23 AFCON that was hosted in Egypt.