Egypt’s supervisor Hossam El Badry nonetheless hopes that the British authorities will chill out its guidelines in opposition to Premier League gamers who want quarantine after visiting Red List international locations in the approaching worldwide break.
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny would at the moment be dominated out of Egypt’s house sport within the qualifiers in opposition to Angola, because it is on the pink record, with each Premier League golf equipment solely agreeing to be launched for an away match in opposition to Gabon.
The British authorities determined that 60 Premier League gamers touring to Red List international locations wouldn’t be exempted from quarantine guidelines, regardless of appeals from FIFA chief Gianni Infantino.
El Badry, who speaks with Sky Sports News, hopes that the Egyptian FA can attain an settlement with the British authorities.
“There is a chance that if they cannot come to Egypt, they can come to Gabon to join us,” he stated.
“Of course it is unfair, it is an unfair position because this is a qualifier for the World Cup and it would be unfair for some teams that can not have all their players, such as Egypt or other teams.
“That is what we now have advised FIFA to attempt to get British permission to attempt to persuade them.
“My message to them [the UK government] is that football is very important, and especially in England they know this. This qualification is very important so that they can solve this and they can be sure that after participating with us they do not need quarantine and can go back to their clubs.
“I’m certain we will discover a answer and make it a win-win.
“The players accept this situation, both Mohamed Elneny and Mohamed Salah are very keen to come and participate with the team. We talked today and they told me that they hope the problem is solved.
“But sadly we now have no excellent news to this point. I feel we will launch the gamers and make the foundations and use PCR assessments but it surely is unfair to lose a participant.”