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Egyptians Celebrate the First World Cup Qualification in 28 Years

Egyptians Celebrate the First World Cup Qualification in 28 Years

Egyptians Celebrating the 2018 World Cup Qualification In Tahrir Square in Cairo. Photo Credit: Mohamed El Raai

Egyptians celebrated the 2018 World Cup Qualification for the first time since 1990 after beating Congo 2-1 on Sunday, October 8.

Mass celebrations have taken over the streets of Egypt celebrating the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers after 28 years of a long-awaited triumph.

The Pharaohs are seven-time African champions and have won their continental tournament four times since the last playing at a World Cup.

Egypt’s last appearance in the World Cup was in Italy in 1990.

Egyptians celebrate in Gamet El-Dewal Al-Arabia Street in Cairo. Photo Credit: Aly Fahim

 

More celebrations in Gamet El-Dewal Al-Arabia Street in Cairo. Photo Credit: Aly Fahim

Several have shared their reactions on social media platforms in celebration of the historic moment.

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