CAN 2021 – Egypt: « It doesn’t matter who scores », Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah did not hide his joy after Egypt’s narrow victory against Guinea-Bissau (1-0), Saturday January 15, on behalf of the second day of Pool D of the African Cup Nations 2021.
Author of the only goal of the victory of the Pharaohs against Guinea-Bissau, Mohamed Salah allowed his country to take second place in Pool D, behind Nigeria. It was his first goal in selection for 6 games, his last dated from March 2021, during the victory against the Comoros in the qualifiers for this CAN.
The Liverpool striker expressed his joy after the victory: “I’m happy to win the game. I don’t care who scores and who doesn’t score. I was trying to help the team,” he said before adding: “The important thing is to win, and today we managed to do that. We were lucky at the end of the game, but God willing, the future will be better and the performance will improve. »
Salah dreams of winning an African title with Egypt
“I hope we can face the difficulties well. The performance hasn’t been the best in the last two games. All the teams in Africa are playing good football now. All teams have players who play outside their country. It is possible that we are among the teams with the fewest foreign-based players,” he continued.
Salah did not hide his dream of winning the CAN: « The future will be better, God willing, and I certainly dream of an African title with the national team », he concluded.