Sisi visits national team players at Air Defense Stadium
Saturday، 15 June 2019 - 10:31 AM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi visited on Saturday morning the national football team while its players were training at the Air Defense Stadium ahead of the 2019 AFCON.
Sisi met players who will perform at the AFCON - set to be hosted by Egypt later this month - and expressed best wishes for them, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.
The president voiced trust in the abilities of the national team, saying the players are fully conscious of the responsibility they are carrying.
He urged them to exert their utmost effort to bring happiness to the Egyptian people.
Meanwhile, the players thanked president Sisi for his keenness to visit their team ahead of the AFCON and promised him do their best in order to make the Egyptians happy.
President Sisi's visit involved a tour of the facilities as well as inspection of preparations for the anticipated tournament.