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EXTRA TIME: Mohamed Elneny prays for safe return of trapped kids in Thailand cave

21:37 BST 08/07/2018
Mohamed Elneny Egypt WC 2018
After two weeks, Thais could breathe a sigh of relief after the successful rescue mission of some of the trapped young boys in a cave

Egypt international Mohamed Elneny has prayed for the safe return of the remaining eight children and their coach who are still trapped in a cave in northern Thailand.

A soccer team including 12 players between the ages of 11-16 and a coach were trapped inside Tham Luang cave on June 23 when sudden rainfall flooded their exit.

However, in a rescue operation on Sunday, four of them were rescued by 13 foreign divers and five of Thailand's Navy SEALS.

And the Arsenal midfielder, yet to return for preseason duties, has joined the citizens of the Asian country and the rest of the world in praying for return of the kids.