The Egyptian National team headed to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah after their final World Cup qualifier against Ghana on Sunday.
Players and technical team members gave thanks to Allah for a successful World Cup qualifying campaign.
The North Africans finished winners in Group E with 13 points and will be making an appearance at the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 28 years.
Despite already securing qualification, the African giants came down to Ghana to hold the Black Stars in a stalemate at the Cape Coast Stadium to end their campaign on a good note.
The African giants joins Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and Nigeria as the five African country to play in next year’s soccer mundial in Russia.
By Frank Darkwah