The official accounts of the Liverpool FC on social media congratulated Mohamed Salah, the captain of the Egyptian national team after beating Morocco in the quarter final of the African Cup of Nations.
Liverpool wrote on its Arabic Facebook account that: “A goal, a decisive pass, and a royal performance with distinction… Congratulations to the great Mohamed Salah, who led the Egyptian team to the semi-finals of the 2021 African Cup of Nations.”
Salah managed to lead the Egyptian national team to victory over its rival Morocco, with two goals to one, in their match on Sunday during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations held in Cameroon.
Morocco scored the first goal of the match, however Egypt was able to come back with a goal thanks to Salah, who made the assist for the second goal under the first additional time.
The Egyptian team, led by Salah, is playing a fierce match with the host nation, Cameroon, in the semi-finals of the 2021 African Nations Cup, on Thursday.
The Egyptian national team has qualified for the quarter-finals of the AFCON 2021 competition on Wednesday, after defeating Cote d’Ivoire in the round of 16.
The Egyptian national team is the most successful team in the Africa Cup of Nations. Egypt won the tournament a record seven times, including the inaugural edition in 1957.