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Mohamed Salah Injury Update, Africa Cup Of Nations 2023: Liverpool Forward To Miss Next Two Games For Egypt Due To Strained Leg Muscle

Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah had to leave the pitch early during a 2-2 draw with Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations 2023. X-rays confirmed the extent of the left leg muscle strain for the star Liverpool footballer

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Mohamed Salah leaves the field after sustaining an injury during the Africa Cup of Nations Group B football match between Egypt and Ghana in Abidjan, Ivory Coast Photo: AP
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Mohamed Salah will miss Egypt's next two games at the Africa Cup of Nations due to a left leg muscle strain. (More Football News)

X-rays confirmed the extent of the injury that forced Salah off early during a 2-2 draw with Ghana on Thursday, the Egyptian Football Association said on Friday.

Salah went off injured toward the end of the first half after sitting on the field and holding the back of his left thigh.

“He will miss the team's next two matches in the African Nations against Cape Verde, and then the round of 16 match in the event of qualification,” the EFA said on X.

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Egypt has yet to win a game at the Africa Cup. The Pharaohs are second to group winner Cape Verde. Only the top two in each group are assured of advancing.

Egypt plays Cape Verde on Monday, when Mozambique plays Ghana in the other Group B match.

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