CAIRO, 30 March 2021: The Egyptian national team ended their 2021 African Nations Cup qualifiers with a broad victory at the expense of the Comoros Islands, with a four unanswered, to lead their group.
The Egyptian national team hosted its rival Comoros on Monday, at Cairo Stadium, as part of the sixth and final round of qualifying for the tournament that will be held in Cameroon next January.
Mohamed Al-Neni opened the goals of the match with a wonderful curved shot in the 15th minute.
Mohamed Sherif added the second goal for the Pharaohs in the 17th minute, with a creeping shot on the sole of the foot from inside the penalty area.
In the 21st minute, Mohamed Salah added the third goal of the Egyptian team, with a wonderful curved shot from inside the penalty area as well.
Salah completed the Egyptian team's quadruple with a second personal goal in the 25th minute, after brilliantly dodging the Comoros goalkeeper and firing into the net.
With that result, the Egyptian national team reached 12 points, leading in Group G.
The Comoros national team ranks second, with nine points.
Kenya finished third with seven points, after defeating Togo, at the same time, with two goals to one.
Togo occupies the fourth and last place, with two points.
That victory became the biggest for the Egyptian national team under the leadership of its current coach, Hossam El-Badry, as the biggest victory was at the expense of Togo, with three goals for a goal.