Mohamed Salah protected by military after being targeted in pitch invasion

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was targeted by pitch invaders late in Egypt’s 2-0 win over Sierra Leone and was ultimately ushered away by officials in military clothing.

Trabzonspor forward Trezeguet had already struck twice to seal Egypt’s victory when, in the 89th minute, a number of fans began rushing the pitch in Salah’s direction.

The first fan, wearing a Liverpool shirt, appeared to calmly approach Salah before a handful of other supporters charged towards the 31-year-old, sparking a major response from the security on hand at Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Stadium.

Officials in hi-vis…


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