During Egypt’s World Cup play-off game against Senegal, the Egyptian FA claims that its players, particularly Mohamed Salah, were subjected to racial insults by Senegalese spectators.
Moreover, Senegalese fans allegedly tossed bottles and rocks at players during warm-ups and stormed the team van as it neared the stadium, according to the report.
Meanwhile, Sadio Mane struck the winning penalty to take Senegal all the way to the 2022 World Cup finals and in process knocked out his teammate Mohamed Salah's Egypt, who were part of the 2018 edition of the World Cup.
Sadio Mane's Senegla knocked out Mohamed Salah's Egypt to qualy for the World Cup 2022.
the Egyptian FA claims that, Salah and other players were subjected to racial insults by Senegalese spectators.
Moreover, Senegalese fans allegedly tossed bottles and rocks at players during warm-ups
According to the reports, Senegal fans stormed the team bus as it neared the stadium.
The Egyptian FA also posted pictures of the incidents on its official Instagram account.
Meanwhile, Mane's team had previously met Salah's Egypt in the AFCON final, which was also won by Senegals on penalties.
While, in the 2-leged World Cup play-offs final, Mane took the decisive spot kick to book Senegal's ticket for Qatar World Cup.
Moreover, During the game, home fans appeared to shine lasers in the eyes of Egyptian players.
Lasers could be seen shining on Salah's face as he waited to take his spot-kick.
On social media, a video went viral which showed that the lasers were being used by home fans.
Thus, Salah squandered his penalty kick, sending it over the crossbar.
The Egypt FA is extremely disappointed and have registered complaints with videos as proof.