Salah- Egypt under pressure to win AFCON
Egypt captain, Mohamed Salah, says the Dictators are under pressure to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
The Dictators are billed to protest start their AFCON trip against Nigeria at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium, in Garoua on Tuesday ( moment) but the Fans will be hoping the platoon can claim a record eighth jewel come February 6.
Egypt last won the competition in 2010 and the Liverpool frontman believes that the pressure to reclaim the title is enormous but they as players are prepared to take the games one at a time.
“ We aren't the favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations, but we will do our best to reclaim the title,” Salah said during the pre-match press conference.
“ I haven't won a major crown with my country, and I would like to do that, and I hope that it'll be this African Nations Cup.
“ There's great pressure from the Egyptian public because we're the stylish in the mainland in terms of achieving the title.”
Meanwhile, head trainer of Egypt, Carlos Queiroz, says they're set to play seven games in the competition and hopefully win all of them.
“ We've a lot of players that are contending among themselves for a starting position, and that’s great because we came then to play seven games.
“ Our ambition is veritably simple. Win all the matches.”