And the match’s initial and extra time ended in a goalless draw, so both teams came out on lucky shots that smiled atEgypt 3-1, to fix an appointment with Senegal.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi congratulated his country’s team after qualifying, writing in a tweet via his Twitter account: “I send my sincere congratulations to all Egyptians after our national football team has reached the final match of the African Cup of Nations. While congratulating the heroes of our team and their technical staff, I would like to pay tribute to their fighting spirit, their high performance and their unwavering determination.
And the Egyptian president continued: “My sons, the players, have proven that the Egyptian is capable of achieving the impossible, of defying anyone who is difficult, and of achieving his goal, with the help of God. Thank you; You have made us all happy and your country is proud of you.