15th June - 1pm
Egypt 0 - 1 Uruguay
19th June - 7pm
Russia v Egypt
25th June - 3pm
Saudi Arabia v Egypt
Flag: Red, white and black horizontal tricolour, embellished with the majestic eagle of Saladin.
Population: 95.69 million
Nickname: Kneel before The Pharoahs!
Manager: You’ll know the name Hector Cuper. He’s been the boss of Valencia, Inter Milan and Parma and has now been with the Egyptian national team for three years.
Captain: Get this. The Egyptian skipper is goalkeeper Essam al-Hadary. Nothing unusual in that you might think until you check his age – he’s 45!
Star Man: There is one player that is head and shoulders above every other Egyptian player and that is the modern day miracle that is Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah.
Rising Star: You may have already clocked Ramadan Sobhi playing on the wing for Stoke this season. The 21-year- old has won 19 caps for his country.