Egypt's Salah Awarded Chechen Citizenship by Kadyrov

Published June 24th, 2018 - 05:22 GMT
Egyptian national football team player and Liverpool's star striker Mohamed Salah (L) poses with head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov during a training at the Akhmat Arena stadium in Grozny on June 10, 2018, ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Egypt's national football team will use the venue as their base camp training site.
KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
Egyptian national football team player and Liverpool's star striker Mohamed Salah (L) poses with head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov during a training at the Akhmat Arena stadium in Grozny on June 10, 2018, ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Egypt's national football team will use the venue as their base camp training site. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov awarded Liverpool and Egypt attacker Mohamed Salah honorary Chechen citizenship in Grozny on Friday.

Salah was given a copy of the citizenship decree and a badge at a gala dinner, which was held in honor of the Egyptian national team.

In the morning, the Egyptian team took part in a collective prayer in Grozny's main mosque, the Akhmad Kadyrov.

Egypt continue training and preparing for their third and final group game at their base in the Chechen capital.

With two losses from their first two games, Egypt's tournament will end with the game against Saudi Arabia in Volgograd on June 25.

Source: Ruptly


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