Egypt suffers blow as Ahly right-back Mohamed Hani sustains knee injury – National Teams – Sports
Egypt are arranged to deal with Togo in the fourth round of the 2022 AFCON qualifiers on Tuesday.
“Mohamed Hani will miss out on Egypt’s flight to Togo after medical scans revealed that the gamer struggles with a torn ligament injury,” read a declaration by the EFA launched on Sunday.
The 24-year-old sustained the injury throughout Egypt’s 1-0 win over Togo in the 3rd round of the 2022 AFCON qualifiers on Saturday.
“Hani’s injury is not troubling, however the technical personnel decided to hand the player a rest after contacting Ahly’s medical staff to notify them about Hani’s injury,” Egypt’s national team’s Physician Mohamed Aboul Ela stated.
Hani is a crucial gamer for Ahly, who are preparing to face their arch-rivals Zamalek in the CAF Champions League last game on 27 November.
Egypt scored a second-half goal from defender Mahmoud Hamdi to scrape a 1-0 home win over Togo, transferring to the top of their African Countries Cup certifying group on Saturday.
The Pharaohs will still be content to bag all three points as they moved level on 5 points with Comoros in Group G. Kenya lie 3rd on three points; and Togo, who are managed by veteran French coach Claude Le Roy, lie at the bottom with a solitary point.
The leading 2 teams in each group will advance to the Cameroon finals. Egypt is because of deal with Togo far from house on Tuesday.