Ahmed Fathi has refused to hand Egypt captain
armband to Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah
thereby thwarting the plans of the country’s Football
Egyptian Football Association are planning to make
Mohamed Salah the captain of the national team as
a means to apologize to him for the FIFA Best
Mohamed Salah was reported to be furious with the
failure of the Egyptian FA to vote in the awards in
which alarms were raised that the Liverpool star
could withdraw from national team.
According to the report on Daily Mail, Egypt are
trying to win Mohamed Salah’s heart by making him
the new captain of the Pharaohs.
But the idea of him to step down for Mohamed
Salah as the captain of Egypt has been rejected by
Ahmed Fathi who is said to be livid with the
Ahmed Fathi who now plays for Cairo club Al Ahly
has made 131 appearances for his country since
2002 and is one of the squad’s most senior
“Fathi was left surprised by this request and turned
it down. I think he will not continue with the national
team if the captaincy is taken off him,” Shawky who
is the agent of Fathi explained.