Egypt Olympic team players wearing the “La Casa de Babel” mask
Walid Al-Attar, Executive Director of the Football Association, revealed that the audience’s request to attend the friendly Olympic country matches that includes the teams of Egypt, Brazil and South Korea.
Al-Attar told FilGoal.com: “We spoke with the security authorities to obtain their approval for fans to attend the matches of the friendly tournament of the Olympic team.”
“But the request was rejected. The matches will be held in the absence of the fans,” he added.
The Egyptian Olympic team will play a friendly against South Korea on Thursday and then against Brazil on November 17th.
This is part of the Olympic team’s plan to prepare for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2021, for which the team qualified as champion of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations.