Coach Carlos Queiroz of Egypt’s national team canceled yesterday’s training session with the national team of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and postponed the Pharaoh’s flight to Cameroon until tomorrow.
On Thursday, Egypt’s national team was set to train with the DRC’s team in preparation for the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which will begin on January 9 in Cameroon.
The national team was also scheduled to fly to Cameroon today, but Queiroz canceled the trip.
as a precaution against any possible coronavirus infections
The Pharaohs had PCR tests yesterday morning in preparation for their flight to Cameroon, which has been rescheduled for Saturday morning to give the players more time to rest.
The seven-time African champions will compete in Group D alongside Nigeria, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau, and will kick off their AFCON campaign on January 11 against the Nigerian Super Eagles.