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WORLD CUP HISTORY Egypt
WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
3
WORLD CUP RECORD
0-2-2
BEST FINISH
First Round (1934, 1990)
GOALS SCORED (RANK)
3 (63rd)
While Egypt did not participate in the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930, it did grace the competition four years later, losing 4-2 in the first round to Hungary.
Did Not Participate
1942
1946
World Cup Not Held
1950
1986
Did Not Participate
56 years after its first appearance, Egypt finally returned to the World Cup. Like the 1934 event, Italy was the host nation. Egypt registered draws against the Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands, and lost 1-0 to eventual Semi-finalist England.
1994
2014
Did Not Participate
The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runner-ups qualified for the World Cup Finals for the first time since 1990. In the clinching game, a 2-1 victory over the Republic of Congo, Mohamed Salah scored both goals for Egypt.

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