Egypt See Off Madagascar : The Egypt Beach Soccer team needed penalty shoot-outs victory to edge out Madagascar during their opening match at the 2022 CAF Beach Soccer AFCON on Saturday.
The two teams were separated after a thrilling 4-4 drawn affair as the North Africans won the ensuing penalties by 4-3.
Egypt play against Senegal on Sunday. The Senegalese were too strong for Uganda as they whipped the Sand Cranes by 10-1.
Meanwhile Madagascar and Uganda will expecting to win their first match at the 2022 Beach Soccer AFCON.
Egypt See Off Madagascar : What they said
Solofo Tsiavahana Ramarolahy, Madagascar coach
“I am on one hand satisfied with the commitment and fight my players showed on the pitch. We managed to turn the result around, even after losing. Our aim was really to win this game. We will try to rest for tomorrow’s game against Uganda.
Moustafa Zeidan Lofty, Egypt coach
“Sometimes the beginning of a competition like this we have happy days and others not so happy days. It was a very tight game between the two teams. At one point we failed to control the game and allowed our opponent to score. We made some mistakes that cost us dearly. Tomorrow we have a big battle against Senegal. Right now our focus is on tomorrow’s game.
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