The Egypt coach, Hector Cuper, says there can be measures in place to ensure the squad stays match within the lead-up to the World Cup in Russia as gamers could also be fasting through the holy month of Ramadan, which begins in Might.
“The Egyptian Soccer Affiliation has employed specialists to assist me and the gamers through the fasting month of Ramadan,” Cuper mentioned at a information convention.
“We’ll organise and monitor their consuming and sleeping and hope that this is not going to have an effect on them badly.
“It could be an issue to the coaches as a result of the gamers will cease consuming from dawn till sundown, so it is not going to be simple throughout coaching however that’s to do with the faith and I can not forestall them from observing Ramadan,” Cuper, who hails from Argentina, added.
Cuper says he respects his gamers’ beliefs and can assist them through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
“I respect Islam and all religions”, the 62-year-old mentioned.
The Pharaohs are taking part in friendlies in opposition to Portugal on 23 March after which Greece 4 days later.
Cuper mentioned he was optimistic in regards to the matches and the group’s preparation for Russia.
“We’ll play two pleasant matches, and one in all them is in opposition to Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo. So far as preparations go, that is superb for us.”
The Pharaohs have been drawn in group A alongside hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay, and can kick off their World Cup marketing campaign on 15 June in opposition to Uruguay.