Algerian Team attacked: WWFD?

The Algerian national team arrived in Cairo to play the final game of qualification. Algeria leads the group over Egypt by three points so everything is online the line for Saturday’s game. This led a bunch of Egyptian hooligans to attack the Algerian national team’s bus as it made its way from the airport to the hotel. One had to be taken to the hospital and others were injured. FIFA said they will review the incident. In my mind this is unacceptable and the Egyptian federation should be punished for not providing the appropriate security. But will Fifa do more than just fine them? They could deduct points from Egypt effectively eliminating them from the competition. That would be harsh on the players who had nothing to do with the incident. But this sort of thing really can’t stand.


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