- Mohamed Salah will be out of action when Egypt face Kenya and Comoros
- The Liverpool star was confirmed by Egypt football to have picked up an ankle injury
- Salah was on target as Liverpool defeated Premier League rivals Manchester City 3-1
Egypt national football team has been hit by a massive injury blow after Liverpool star and a central figure of the squad Mohamed Salah was ruled out of Kenya and Comoros matches with an ankle injury.
The sensational Egyptian star was in action for Liverpool at the weekend, hitting the net once as Reds demolished Premier League rivals Man City 3-1 at Anfield.
He was subbed off the pitch in the 87th minute and it has now been confirmed that the forward will miss out when Hossam El Badry's men face Harambee Stars.
According to Sky Sports, Salah's injury was confirmed with pictures of him wearing a protective boot on his left ankle sitting with team officials.
The 27-year-old suffered a minor injury when Liverpool faced Leicester on October 5 and was substituted at the twilight moment of Liverpool's 2-1 win over Tottenham.
Since then he has been complaining of sore in his ankle and the Egyptian Football Association said the ideal to drop him was conceived after meeting with the national team doctor.
Salah joined his colleagues in the national team in Cairo on Tuesday morning, November 12, where he underwent a test.
He may be ruled out when Liverpool face Crystal Palace in a tough Premier League after the international break on November 23.
Liverpool still lead the EPL table with 34 points, eight points above Chelsea and Leicester City who occupy the 4th and 3rd spots respectively.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Ahmed Fathi refused to hand Egypt captain armband to Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah thereby thwarting the plans of the country's Football FA.
Egyptian Football Association are planning to make Mohamed Salah the captain of the national team as a means to apologize to him for the FIFA Best awards debacle.
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