Egypt keen to play against Zebras

Former African champions Egypt are keen to do battle with the Zebras in an international friendly match early next week.

Egypt, through an agent, has proposed February 19 in Cairo, while Sudan is also confirmed to be interested in playing Botswana. The fading African heavyweights, Egypt, are pulling out all stops to give the Pharaohs a good preparation ahead of their next fixture against Zimbabwe on March 22.They lead Group G after beating Mozambique and Guinea and would obviously want to cement their position at the apex of the group when they host the Warriors in Cairo next month.On the other hand, the Zebras are preparing for their crucial 2014 World Cup 2014 qualifier in Ethiopia on March 24.

A win in Addis Ababa will put Botswana's World Cup campaign back on track after losing to Central African Republic (CAR) away in the opening match and drawing with South Africa 1-1 at home. The Zebras lost 2-0 against CAR as they kicked off their 2014 away in Bangui.Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director Sonnyboy Sethibe said they were working on getting the team a friendly. He, however, admitted that it was difficult with the league likely to start soon.

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