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AFCON 2021: Sudan’s Team General Manager Backs Egypt To Beat Super Eagles

AFCON 2021: Sudan’s Team General Manager Backs Egypt To Beat Super Eagles

Sudan national team general manager, Mohsen Sayed, has backed the Pharaohs of Egypt to beat the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Tuesday’s AFCON Group D opener.

Sudan were drawn alongside Egypt, Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau at this year’s edition.


The 1970 African champions will begin their campaign against Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday before taking on Nigeria and Egypt.

And ahead of today’s clash Sayed believes Egypt are favourites to come out tops over the Eagles.

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“Egypt has the best player in the world (Mohamed Salah),” Sayed told Mega FM.

“On paper, the Egyptian national team is better than Nigeria and is the closest to winning, but football is full of surprises.


“I definitely hope that Egypt win.”

Sayed then spoke about their game against Guinea-Bissau, saying they’re familiar with their opponent’s style of play.

“We know the Guinea-Bissau national team very well. We met twice in the [World Cup] qualifiers a month ago. We are building a strong generation for the future and all the players will participate in their first major international tournament,” he explained.

“The draw served us well, as our match against Egypt will be the last one in the group stage.”

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  • Don’t worry you said yourself on the paper Egypt are the favourite but on the field we are. Super eagles Don’t fuck up oo

  • But how come people are saying Egypt will win cause if it was up to me the worse that could happen is a draw. Even on the FIFA rankings we are 36 while Egypt are 45 so how are the odds against us. However this is football any thing can happen

  • MONKEY POST 1 week ago

    As par your north African brothers you have no option that to back them up. But na wa o! How Nigeria don be for their eyes now wey everybody dey underate, discredit and disrespect us?

  • Abi na, how come we look like an average tram to them Nigeria is still the country with the most medals at afcon

  • dominic 1 week ago

    hey this sudan coach if you hoping
    on Mohammed Salah tobeat Naija… He just one player out of 11 players and can be marked out on a good day by strong defender

  • Moses Sodipo 1 week ago

    Go Eagles Go

  • FadaFada 1 week ago

    Na small we always dey call pepper until he reach eye!

  • Look people Any team that selects their best legs deserve all the respect. Thank amaju Pinnick for all this disrespect Nigeria is getting. This is the first sign Nigeria is doing things wrong. With the amount of talent we get, We should not be this disrespected by inferior nations. Firsts signs of a derailed and sabotaged 2022. Nigeria at is best LOOOOOOOOL!!! even Sudan no send us again Chai. Amaju Melvin Pinnick come and see what you have caused oo. LoL!!!. Let us gather after this game and discuss.

  • For saying this Sudan punishment in the hand of Eagles just increased by 200%

    All of them are now afraid of Nigeria.

    God bless Nigeria.