Mohamed Salah is greeted during a ceremony to celebrate his Premier League Golden Boot award before a soccer match against Guinea in Cairo on Sunday. AP
"Salah was hit by an injury, but played through it," said Galal following his debut after Portuguese Carlos Queiroz quit because he could not agree terms for a new contract.
Galal told a press conference that Salah rejected a Liverpool request to have a pre-match scan on the undisclosed injury, but "that will be done now."
Egypt face Ethiopia on Thursday in Malawi capital Lilongwe because their opponents do not have any international-standard stadiums.
Mohamed Salah (L) fights for the ball with Guinea's Issiaga Sylla during their soccer match in Cairo. AP
Two-time African Footballer of the Year Salah has experienced two major disappointments with record seven-time Cup of Nations winners Egypt this year.
They lost the Cup of Nations final to Senegal on penalties in February and the following month fell to Senegal again in a shootout, this time in a 2022 World Cup play-off.Agence France-Presse
UAE national coach Bert Van Marwijk announced an expanded list of the probables for a training camp, which will held from March 23-29 in Dubai, it was announced by the UAEFA across their social media platforms.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker saved well from Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba in the second half, but neither side deserved to win.
Bani Yas' Brazilian midfielder Joao Pedro's goal in the 41st minute it was that reduced the margin for Bani Yas and kept them in the match. The scoreline at the end of the first half stayed the same with Al Jazira leading Bani Yas 2-1.
Qatar has ordered most government employees to work from home during next month's soccer World Cup while schools will have reduced hours two weeks before the tournament before shutting as the country prepares for a big influx of visitors.
Dejounte Murray scored 25 points in his Atlanta debut and the Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 123-113 on Thursday in the NBA’s first game in the UAE and the Arabian Gulf.
Heinrich Klaasen and David Miller hit unbeaten half-centuries to set up a nine-run win for South Africa in a rain-reduced opening one-day international (ODI) against India on Thursday. The left-handed Miller (75) and Klaasen (74) put on an unbeaten stand of 139 runs after the tourists lost their top four
Al Jazira will lock horns with Sharjah in the top of the table clash as the fifth round of the Pro League gets underway on Friday. Sharjah will look to extend the lead at the top with a victory. After a dismal last season, which saw their former coach Abdulaziz Anbari aprting ways, A resilient Sharjah have put