By: Andy Kaweesa-Egypt
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier (Group E):
- Egypt 1-0 Uganda
- Congo 1-5 Ghana
Egyptian Pharaohs revenged by the same margin when they edged Uganda Cranes 1-0 at the Borg El Arab stadium in Alexanderia Tuesday night.
The win pushed the soccer giants to top of group E top in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign.
Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah scored the sole goal on the night, 6 minutes after start of the match.Salah raced onto a well chipped ball from El Said to tap home a rebound after the initial effort had been saved by the CAF reigning footballer of the year Dennis Onyango.
With 2 matches left, Hector Cuper’s side score was the first conceded by the Ugandan defence line in the current 2018 World Cup qualifiers in 5 matches