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Sports News of Tuesday, 14 November 2017


Richard Kingson backs Egypt for World Cup semis berth

Ghana goalkeepers coach Richard Kingson has congratulated Egypt for securing qualification to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

The former Wigan is backing the African giants to reach the semi-finals at the tournament in Russia.

Egypt qualified from Group E with one match to spare after last month's 2-1 home win over Congo thanks a double from Mohammed Salah.

''I will like to congratulate all the Egyptians. They deserve to the there and we Ghanaians will support them from the beginning to the end with our prayers and everything,'' Kinsgon told Egyptian TV ON Sport.

''Me personally, I will wish them and I will pray for them to get to semi-final or even win the World Cup for Africans.

''I know it's difficult but with hard work you can still get there. ''

Watch Richard Kingson's interview on ON Sport: