UAE cel­e­brates World Cup qual­i­fi­ca­tion with Egyp­tians at Anuga

The Daily News Egypt - - Front Page - Nevine Kamel

The UAE pavil­ion at the In­ter­na­tional Anuga ex­hi­bi­tion in Ger­many sur­prised the Egyp­tian com­pa­nies Mon­day with a small cel­e­bra­tion be­cause of Egypt’s qual­i­fi­ca­tion to the World Cup on Sun­day. The UAE com­pa­nies par­tic­i­pat­ing in the ex­hi­bi­tion cut the ta­ble on this oc­ca­sion and dis­trib­uted to the Egyp­tian wing com­pa­nies, ex­press­ing their hap­pi­ness with the Egyp­tian team’s qual­i­fi­ca­tion to the 2018 World Cup in Rus­sia.

The UAE com­pa­nies and other Arab op­po­si­tion com­pa­nies had watched the match be­tween Egypt and Congo on Sun­day in the Egyp­tian pavil­ion on a large screen in the cen­tre of the Egyp­tian pavil­ion and ex­tended their work­ing hours in the ex­hi­bi­tion, which closed its doors at six un­til the com­ple­tion of the match.

The Egyp­tian team had qual­i­fied on Sun­day evening to the fi­nals of the World Cup af­ter beat­ing the Con­golese team 2-1. Egypt’s two goals were scored by Mo­hammed Salah.

A joyful at­mos­phere sur­rounded the Egyp­tian pavil­ion at the ex­hi­bi­tion of Anuga and nu­mer­ous cheers of “Long live Egypt” rang out af­ter the team won.

In re­sponse to the cel­e­bra­tion, the Egyp­tian pavil­ion sent a group of skirts and par­tic­i­pants in pharaonic cos­tume for a show in the UAE pavil­ion.

The Egyp­tian team had qual­i­fied on Sun­day evening to the fi­nals of the World Cup

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