With his participation in the World Cup in Russian Federation called into question after a shoulder injury, Egyptian superstar Mo Salah is working hard to be fit to help his team in the opening match against Uruguay on Friday.
The Egyptian government, meanwhile, shows zero tolerance for political Islam and has for years been fighting an insurgency led by Islamic militants. "FIFA should reverse their decision and move the training camp to another city".
'He is doing (physiotherapy) sessions on his shoulder and working out in the gym, ' squad executive director Eihab Leheita said.
"He is gradually getting better".
The Egyptian scored 44 goals for Liverpool in 2017/18 in what was a truly remarkable season for the speedy winger.
"Salah is training individually under the supervision of the team's medical staff while the Pharaohs are holding their second training session in Grozny", reads a statement from the Egyptian Football Association's official website. "All I can say is that we hope he will play in this match", Lehita concluded.
'We will not pressure Mohamed.
Information from the Associated Press and Reuters was used in this report.