Egypt plan to pay each footballer at least two million Egyptian pounds (about $300,000) if they defeat Algeria and qualify for next year's World Cup in South Africa, according to president of the Egypt Football Association (EFA), Samir Zaher.
A victory by a three-goal margin for the Pharaohs on November 14 in Cairo will see them reach the World Cup finals thanks to a better goal difference.
Eventhough the large bonus should act as extra motivation, Zaher assured that the African champions are only preoccupied with the match, and don't really care about incentives.
"They couldn't care less about money, they just want to secure a World Cup berth," he told FilGoal.com.
"The bonus hasn't been determined yet, but I promise that each player will be paid at least EGP two million if they go though."
Samm Audu, Goal.com