- Egypt become the first team from Africa to qualify for the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2020
- The Pharaohs beat Libya 5-2 in the CAF Futsal Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals
- Two more teams from Africa still to qualify for the world finals
Egypt qualified for the CAF Futsal Africa Cup of Nations final, after defeating Libya 5-2 in the semi-finals, to book their place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020.
The Pharaohs will compete at the FIFA Futsal World Cup for the seventh consecutive edition. The three-time Futsal Africa Cup of Nations champions (1996, 2000, 2004) will face the winner of Morocco-Angola in Friday’s final.
Egypt won all three of their group stage matches, defeating Guinea (9-0), Angola (3-0) and Mozambique (3-2), before seeing off Libya in the semi-finals.
The Pharaohs will be joined at Lithuania 2020 by the winner of Morocco-Angola and the winner of Friday’s match for third place as Africa’s representatives in the world finals.