A host of Ghanaian fans turned up for Egypt’s training yesterday to back the Pharaohs to defeat the Black Stars 2-1 in the first-leg of their playoff clash in Kumasi on Tuesday.
The Ghanaians have been egging on the Egypt team in training ahead of this week’s World Cup qualifying playoff first leg in Kumasi.
According to the Egypt FA website, several home fans were seen waving the Egyptian flag during training as some have cheered stars Mohamed Abou-Treika, Geddo and Amr Zaki.
The likes Abou-Treika and Zaki are already known to Ghana fans, having dazzled in Egypt’s triumphant Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Kumasi and Accra.
Abou-Treika was even asked by some fans to give them his number 22 shirt as the Egypt veteran received a special welcome at the Baba Yara Stadium.
Egypt, who have yet to make a single World Cup appearance since 1990, face Ghana on Tuesday as the return leg takes place on November 19.
Watch video of the Ghanaians backing Egypt to beat the Black Stars