Morocco and Egypt arrive in Russia for the World Cup

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The Atlas Lions and the Pharaohs are the latest African teams to arrive for the World Cup after Tunisia

Morocco and Egypt have landed in Russia for the 2018 Fifa World Cup that starts on June 14.

Morocco arrived in Voronezh - their World Cup base, in the early hours of Sunday after their 3-1 defeat of Estonia on Saturday. 

The Atlas Lions, set for their return to the global stage after a 20-year absence, ended their preparations for the tournament without recording a loss.

Herve Renard's side will be looking to maintain the impressive form when they take on Spain, Portugal and Iran in Group B.

Egypt joined their Arab neighbours in Russia later on Sunday. 

The Pharaohs landed at their base in Grozny and were transported to their hotel in their official team bus that has the slogan - "When you say Pharaohs, the world must get up and listen."

Hector Cuper's men lock horns with Uruguay for their Group A opener on June 15 before further clashes against Russia and Saudi Arabia.

 

 

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