Egypt vs Niger: International Friendly Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

Egypt are heading into the match on the back of a 4-1 loss to South Korea in a friendly in June, while Niger played out a 1-1 draw against Uganda in a 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifier, in the same month.

File photo of Egypt's training session; Credit: Twitter/@EFA

Egypt will host Niger in an international friendly at the Borg El Arab stadium on Friday. Both sides have failed to qualify for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, with the hosts faltering in the last hurdle against Senegal, while Niger failed to progress from the Group stage of the qualification. Egypt are heading into the match on the back of a 4-1 loss to South Korea in a friendly in June, while Niger played out a 1-1 draw against Uganda in a 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifier, in the same month.  

Egypt’s dreams of reaching back-to-back World Cup finals was thrashed by Senegal in June after the Pharaohs were beaten 3-1 on penalties in the second leg of the qualifying playoff tie. After that, the seven time African champions began their quest for 2023 AFCON qualification with a 1-0 win over  Guinea on June 6, before losing 2-0 to Ethiopia, three days later. Meanwhile, in their last outing against South Korea on June 14, Egypt conceded four times, while managing to score only once through Mostafa Mohamed. Niger, on the other hand, began their AFCON qualifiers with two consecutive 1-1 draws against Tanzania and Uganda. Amadou Sabo canceled out Milton Karisa’s opener to share the spoils against Uganda.

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Probable Lineups

Egypt boss Vitoria has named a 27-man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Niger and Liberia. Liverpool-man Mohamed Salah is expected to spearhead the attack alongside Marmoush and Trezeguet. As for Niger, Jean-Michel Cavalli could opt for a 4-2-3-1 formation with Abdel Alhassane and Karim Doudou deployed at the heart of the defence. Daniel Sosah could lead the line with Adje, Moumouni and Wonkoye in support.

Egypt probable starting lineup: El Shenawy, Gaber, Hamdi, Hegazi, Fouad, Fathi, Hamada, Trezeguet, Marmoush, Mohamed

Niger probable starting lineup: Kassaly, Sabo, Alhassane, Doudou, Garba, Oumarou, Diabete, Adje, Moumouni, Wonkoye, Sosah

Egypt vs Niger Live Schedule and Fixture

The international friendly match between Egypt and Niger will take place at Borg El Arab stadium on Friday at 11:30 pm IST.

Egypt vs NigerKey details
DateSeptember 23
VenueBorg El Arab stadium
Kickoff time in Egypt8:00 pm
Kickoff time in Niger7:00 pm

Where to watch Egypt vs Niger?

Unfortunately, there is no concrete information on live streaming or telecast for the international friendly match between Egypt and Niger. We will update the viewers as and when any information about the streaming of the match becomes available. 




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