Powerful Photos of Egyptians Reacting to African Cup Defeat

Egypt’s saga at the Africa Cup of Nations came to a sad end last night as South African scored a late goal to eliminate the Pharaohs in the round of 16.

Football fanatics and people who simply watched the game for the sake of supporting their country have been expressing their disappointment since yesterday on social media. In an expected turn of events, Hany Abou Reda, the president of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), announced his resignation along with other members, as well as the sacking of Mexican manager Javier Aguirre.

Photos have been circulating all day of fans at the stadium in absolute shock. One of the saddest scenes are parents trying to console their little ones who are still not used to the concept of losing.

Here are some of the most raw emotions shared on social media:

Via Youm 7
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WE SAID THIS: Better luck at the 2020 World Cup!

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