Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Mohamed Salah raises ambitions at Africa Cup of Nations: I want to win the title


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – English club Liverpool and Egyptian national team player Mohamed Salah has confirmed his desire to win this year's Africa Cup of Nations, which runs from January to February. In Ivory Coast.

Along with Mozambique, Ghana and Cape Verde, Salah and his teammates in the “Barrows” team are in the second group of the African Championship.

The “Barrows” striker spoke to the British “Sky Sports” network at the end of the match between “Reds” and Newcastle United, which saw Mohamed Salah miss a penalty kick before scoring two goals, contributing to his team's victory. 2/4 in round 20 of the Premier League match.

Salah said: “Between the two halves of the match, I said to myself: do you want to leave for the national team with this performance?… So I really had to focus, step up and make a difference, and I could do it.”

He continued: “It was a great result for us. The competition was very tough and we managed to get three points and now we are at the top of the table. We have to stay calm and win every match.”

On taking part in the Africa Cup of Nations with his country, he said: “Everyone is asking me the same thing. I want to win this tournament, I want to win it.”

Mohamed Salah continued his speech: “But without me, I'm sure Liverpool players will win matches. We have great players, with good quality, they have to play their football away from pressure. Players who can play in my position, who can do what I do.”

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Playing for the Egyptian national team “means a lot to me,” said Salah, “It's an amazing feeling, every time I put on the national team shirt and step on the field… (I'm happy to play in Africa. ) championship and I want to win it.

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