Mohamed Salah has been honored by the Egyptian Football Association for his historic role in Egyptian football being the first Egyptian player to win the English Premier League and the UEFA Champions League.\r\n\r\nThe Liverpool forwards was called up by Egypt head coach Hossam El-Badry for the Pharaohs upcoming two commitments against Togo in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.\r\n\r\nThe Pharaohs have had a disappointing start in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers as they were drawn in Group G along with Kenya, Togo, and Comoros.\r\n\r\nWith two successive draws against Kenya and Comoros in November of last year, Egypt find themselves placed third in the group after two matches.\r\n<h4>Salah Honored in Egypt<\/h4>\r\nTaking advantage of the occasion, the EFA decided to honour the 28-year-old hero, who expressed his joy for receiving this recognition from his homeland, while also casting his thoughts on the CAF Champions League final between Al Ahly and Zamalek.\r\n\r\n\u201cIt\u2019s a great thing to be honoured in my country. Since I was a child I wanted to improve and to become better,\u201d Salah said.\r\n\r\n\u201cI was inspired by plenty of players but above all I was inspired by Zidane, Ronaldo Nazario, Luis Figo and Francesco Totti. When I played with Totti I felt that I fulfilled one of my dreams.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cThere are also many figures from Egypt that have inspired me. Of course Mahmoud El-Khatib is one of these names. Also my previous coach Diaa El-Sayed.\u201d\r\n\r\nAl Ahly and Zamalek are set to face each other on November 27 for Africa\u2019s most prestigious title on club level, and Salah had an advice for the two clubs\u2019 fans.\r\n\r\n\u201cAl Ahly and Zamalek playing the final is a great thing. My recommendation for the fans is to not drift behind anything that is not football-related and to just enjoy the game. We host the final and it\u2019s something that doesn\u2019t happen often.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cThe qualification of Al Ahly, Zamalek and Pyramids to African competitions\u2019 finals will definitely have a positive impact on the national team.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cEgypt\u2019s former generation won three consecutive AFCON titles and we didn\u2019t get to play with most of them and this affected our team. I hope we can improve and with the support of the fans we will become better,\u201d he added.\r\n\r\nEgypt will face Togo on Saturday, November 14, before going to Lome to face Togo once again on Tuesday, November 17.