When did Egypt play in the World Cup?

August 23, 2019 Off By idswater

When did Egypt play in the World Cup?

In the international stage, Egypt has so far made only three appearances in the World Cup (in 1934, 1990 and 2018). Egypt was the first team outside the Americas and Europe to participate in the World Cup.

Was Egypt in the World Cup?

Egypt have qualified for the FIFA World Cup on three occasions, in 1934, 1990 and 2018. With 2 draws and 5 losses, Egypt has never won a match in the World Cup finals. When they qualified again in 1990, they became the team with the longest-ever gap between two FIFA World Cup matches: 56 years and 16 days had passed.

Will Egypt ever host the World Cup?

On 17 June 2018, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation announced its co-bidding for the 2030 World Cup. In July 2019, Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abo Rida said Egypt would be ready to host a 48-team World Cup.

When did Egypt qualify for the World Cup?

Egypt have qualified for the FIFA World Cup finals on three occasions, in 1934, 1990 and 2018.

How many times has Egypt won the Africa Cup of Nations?

The Pharaohs had appeared in three FIFA World Cups and they are the most successful team in the Africa Cup of Nations, winning the competition seven times, with the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations being the most recent one. Egypt first participated in the first Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 1957.

Who was the goal scorer for Egypt in the World Cup?

He saved a penalty in the first half of the match against Saudi Arabia, but ultimately Egypt lost 1-2. Scoring twice at Egypt’s first-ever World Cup match, their 2-4 defeat against Hungary, made Abdulrahman Fawzi the only African goal scorer at FIFA World Cup finals for decades.

Who was the first Egyptian national football team?

They also hold the record for the longest gap between two appearances, the most capped footballer, and the oldest player to have ever played at the World Cup. The first Egyptian national football team was constituted in 1920, the first African football team created to compete in the Summer Olympics in Belgium.

How many times has Egypt played in the World Cup?

Egypt have qualified for the FIFA World Cup finals on three occasions, in 1934, 1990 and 2018. With 2 draws and 5 losses, Egypt has never won a match in the World Cup finals. In 1934 Egypt became the first African team to play in the World Cup finals.

He saved a penalty in the first half of the match against Saudi Arabia, but ultimately Egypt lost 1-2. Scoring twice at Egypt’s first-ever World Cup match, their 2-4 defeat against Hungary, made Abdulrahman Fawzi the only African goal scorer at FIFA World Cup finals for decades.

When did Egypt last qualify for Africa Cup of Nations?

For the 1972 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt failed to qualify for the first time in this tournament after being eliminated by Morocco by an aggregate score of 5–3. However, Egypt returned for the 1974 African Cup of Nations, in which they were hosts for the first time.

When was the first time Egypt won the Confederations Cup?

Egypt’s first Confederations Cup appearance was in 1999 as a result of winning the Africa Cup of Nations in 1998. The second appearance was in 2009 as the Africa Cup of Nations winners in 2008. During the second appearance, the team achieved their first win over Italy 1–0 in the second round of the group stage.