Issa Hayatou, head of the Confederation of African Football told Hassan Farid, the vice president of the Egyptian Football Association, that a World Cup qualifier match between Egypt and Zimbabwe will be played on 26 March at Borg al-Arab stadium, as scheduled.
The Egyptian team, known as the Pharaohs, has six points in Group G after beating Mozambique and Guinea. Zimbabwe has only one point from two matches against Mozambique and Guinea.
Egypt hasn’t qualified for the world Cup since 1990.
Edited translation from MENA