Amid all the hype of AFCON 2019, the Egyptian national team’s players are under fire after harassment accusations. The national team’s director, Ehab Leheta, did not deny the allegations. In fact, he told Time Sports that the players’ phones had been confiscated. 

Leheta said that the team’s head coach, Javier Aguirre, held a meeting with the team and told them to focus on the tournament instead. However, it is still unclear whether there has been any punishment or not.

According to Egyptian model, Merhan Keller, Amr Warda messaged her on Instagram and tried to get her number, following with some inappropriate messages. Footballers Ayman Ashraf, Ahmed Hassan Kouka, and Mahmoud Hamdi El Wensh were also involved.