Greece schedule friendly against Egypt in Switzerland
On Wednesday, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) announced that Greece will play Egypt in an international friendly fixture on March 27 in Switzerland.
The friendly will take place at a neutral ground, the Letzigrund Stadion in Switzerland, with kick off set for 9:00 PM local Greek time (2:00 PM EST). Egypt qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after finishing first in their respective qualifying group in the African zone. The team’s star player is Mohamed Salah of Liverpool while Atromitos’ (on loan from PAOK) Amr Warda is also a frequent call-up for his nation.
The March 27th fixture will be Greece’s second friendly during the upcoming international break after EPO scheduled a friendly matchup against Switzerland for March 23rd at the Toumba stadium in Thessaloniki. The two matches against difficult opponents, will be apart of the Ethniki’s preparations for the upcoming UEFA Nations League and EURO 2020 qualifying.