EX-GHANA goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has told Mohamed Salah and his Egyptian team-mates “karma exists” for complaining about laser pens.
Liverpool star Salah has endured a tough year so far for his international team.
Salah missed his penalty after having lasers shone in his faceCredit: REX FEATURES
Egypt lost February’s Africa Cup of Nations final to Senegal on penalties.
And on Tuesday, they followed it up with another penalty shootout loss to Senegal to miss out on a spot at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
But the game was marred by controversy with Egypt’s penalty takers having strong lasers shone in their faces.
Senegal won the shootout 3-1 with Salah missing the target.
The laser scandal in Dakar came after Egyptian yobs had targeted Senegal players with laser pens in the first leg 1-0 win in Cairo.
And 26-cap former Ghana international Dauda told Egypt “karma exists” after he had lasers shone on his face by Egyptian fans during a 2014 World Cup qualifier in November 2013.
He said on Twitter, alongside a picture of lasers shining in his face: “Wossop Egypt, heard you are complaining about laser…..? Karma exists.”
Egypt have complained about their treatment in the Senegalese capital.
A complaint has been made which claims players – Liverpool’s Salah in particular – were racially abused, had objects thrown at them during the warm-up and their bus attacked.
An Egyptian FA statement said: “The national team have been exposed to racism with offensive signs in the stands against the Egyptian players in general, and Mohamed Salah in particular.”
Fifa has vowed to examine match reports.
They said: “Fifa is currently in the process of analysing the official match reports of the Fifa World Cup qualifier match between Senegal and Egypt.
“The relevant information included in the match reports will be evaluated by the competent disciplinary bodies before deciding on the next steps to be taken.”
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