Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following a 0-0 draw.
The North Africans got the upper
Egypt edged past Sudan to finish second in Group D and qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mohamed Abdelmonem scored the game's only goal,
Mohamed Salah scored the only goal against Guinea-Bissau to kick-start Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations campaign.
But the Pharaohs rode their luck as Mama Balde had a stunning late
Kelechi Iheanacho was on target as Nigeria comfortably beat seven-time champions Egypt in their Africa Cup of Nations Group D opener.
The Leicester City striker opened the scoring in
Egypt have delayed their departure for the Africa Cup of Nations and were forced to cancel training after coronavirus cases were reported in their camp.
The Pharaohs, who have