Fans of the national team of Egypt

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CAIRO, October 8. /TASS/. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered to allocate to each player of the national team of the country of 1.5 million Egyptian pounds (about $83 thousand) for an exit in final tournament of the world championship, which will be held in 2018 in Russia. This was reported in the electronic version of the newspaper “al-Watan” after Egypt ahead of secured participation in the finals of the world Cup.

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Egyptians for the first time since 1990 I qualified for the world Cup

In the qualifying match in the African zone in Alexandria, Egypt’s team defeated the team of Congo with the score 2:1. Both goals from the home team was scored by Mohamed Salah. The winning goal the player English “Liverpool” Salah spent with 11-metre, appointed in injury time .

It is also noted that head coach of Egypt, the Argentine specialist Hector Cooper for getting to the world Cup will receive a one-time remuneration of $ 500 thousand dollars.

In the standings of group E, Egypt scored 12 points and the tour before the end of the competition guaranteed a first place and a ticket to the world Cup. Second place goes to team Uganda (8), followed by Ghana (6), the fourth – Congo (1).

Egypt for the third time in their history and first time since 1990, has reached the final tournament of the world championship. Hundreds of thousands of people in the country these minutes fill the streets and squares of cities and towns to celebrate this historic for Egypt achievement.