World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Egypt defeats Congo-Brazzaville 2-1

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CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, Oct. 9, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Egypt defeated Congo-Brazzaville by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 1-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday afternoon at the Kintélé Municipal Stadium in Congo-Brazzaville.

Doré opened the score in the 24th minute, before seeing Egypt catch up in the 41st minute thanks to Mohamed Salah. 1-1 at half time. The Egyptians eventually won the game in the second period with with a goal by Said in the 58th minute.

The result put the Egyptians top of Group E with 3 points. In their next game, Egypt will meet second-placed Ghana at the Kintélé Municipal Stadium on November 13, while Congo-Brazzaville will face Uganda.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group E

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Overview

Congo-Brazzaville at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)

Egypt at the World Cup

  • 2 appearances (first in 1934)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
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Congo-Brazzaville
1:2
Egypt
1:2 (1:1)
  • 9 October 2016
  • 15:30
  • Congo-Brazzaville

Third Round Group E

TeamPts
Egypt3
Ghana1
Uganda1
Congo-Brazzaville0

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