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.
In few minutes, the streets turned into a big party. People took the streets and large squares seconds after the end of the match leaving the streets with nonstop cheers, car honk, and fireworks.
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.
Several have shared their reactions on social media platforms in celebration of the historic moment.
Finally Egypt qualified for the World Cup after a very long streak of bad luck . Finally!!! #Russia2018
— Bassem Youssef (@Byoussef) October 8, 2017
YESSS YESSS EGYPT TO THE WORLD CUPPPPPPP #EgyptVSCongo 🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬
— 🇪🇬mamas🇮🇶 (@mami_shaa) October 8, 2017
— Rafeef kh (@RafifYakhour) October 8, 2017
Goal!!!!! Egypt is in the World Cup for the first time in 28 years! Mabrook ya Masr! #EgyptVSCongo
— Mohammed (@think_B1G) October 8, 2017