Salah sends Egypt to World Cup after 27-year wait

Soccer Football- 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Africa- Egypt vs Uganda- Alexandria Egypt

Egypt have qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1990, thanks to an injury-time penalty from Liverpool's Mohamed Salah against Congo.

The win clinched Egypt a long-awaited spot in Russian Federation for the 2018 World Cup finals, where the Arab world's most populous country will compete on football's ultimate stage for the first time since Italy in 1990.

The victory gives Egypt an unassailable four-point lead over Uganda in Group E, with one round of fixtures left, while Ghana's dreams are also ended.

The win sent hundreds of thousands of fans across the soccer-mad country celebrating, honking auto horns and waving Egypt's red, white and black flags.

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However, late on, Arnold Bouka-Moutou equalised for the hosts to stun the home fans.

Congo Brazzaville coach Sebastien Migne praised the Egyptian national team before the clash between the two teams in the fifth round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. In that time, Egypt have won the Africa Cup of Nations on four occasions, including three titles in a row between 2006 and 2010.

The Pharaohs were awarded a penalty in stoppage-time and the 25-year-old stepped up and converted from the spot to send the Borg El Arab Stadium into ecstatic celebration.

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