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Expect a tough game, Elneny tells Iwobi

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Egypt international midfielder, Mohamed Elneny, has told his Nigerian Arsenal teammate, Alex Iwobi, to be ready for a tough battle when both teams clash in Friday’s 2017 AFCON qualifying match in Kaduna.

Speaking to popular Arab satellite television, MBC, the 23-year-old said he has been discussing the crucial match between Egypt and Nigeria with Iwobi.

“I told him that it will be hard for Nigeria to beat Egypt,” Elneny said.

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“I have a good feeling that we will be able to win the match. Nigeria is a good tough team but we’re good too. I also
feel that I am surrounded by support from everyone encouraging us to get back to winning,” said Elneny.

Egypt, who currently top Group G of the Africa Cup of Nations qualification, will play hosts to Nigeria in Alexandria on March 29.

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