Players of the Egyptian national soccer listen to their Argentinian coach Hector Cuper, third right, during training at Cairo stadium, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Cairo,Egypt. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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Egypt's soccer federation said on Sunday that the country's national team will meet Portugal and Bulgaria in friendly games as part of preparations for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.Portugal, the reigning European champion, will give Egypt a flavor of the type of play that partially resembles group rival Uruguay, but Egypt's most prominent football critic says he is unconvinced that the Portuguese will give Egypt the ideal preparation to take on the South Americans.While the five-time Ballon d'Or winner is by far the biggest threat on the Portugal team, Egypt will have to contend with two strikers who can tear any defense apart in Uruguay's Luis Suarez of Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani when the games start to count.
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