AFCON Qualifying Preview: Crunch time for Egypt

The North African giants find themselves bottom of Group G, six points behind joint leaders Senegal and Tunisia, and with the same record as lowly Botswana who they travel to face on Friday night: played two, lost two and a minus-three goal difference.

Anything but a win will pile pressure on Egypt coach Shawky Gharib who has been told by the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) president Gamal Allam that he will be fired if he cannot guide his team to the tournament in Morocco.

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