Salah fit to play

Yekaterinburg, June 14: Egypt’s coach Hector Cuper on Thursday confirmed that forward Mohamed Salah is fit to play against Uruguay. “He (Salah) has had a very good recovery with special care… I can almost assure he is ready to play, unless some last-minute thing unexpectedly comes up,” Cuper said at the press conference. Egypt’s coach stressed that Salah has what it takes to be the top scorer of the tournament.

“(Salah’s) evolution has been incredible, he is very talented and no one can think he can’t achieve an objective of this nature. (Salah) is in the right kind of shape to be the top scorer,” said Cuper. IANS