21 festivals in one, 100 movies, 35 nations: Global Film Festival to kick off on YouTube    Egypt's Sisi, India's Modi exchange viewpoints on best practices to fight coronavirus    Airlines debts are set to rise to $550 billion by end of the year: IATA    Pogba, Rashford available when Premier League resumes, says Solskjaer    Russia tells Haftar ally it backs immediate Libyan ceasefire and talks    UK COVID-19 death toll tops 47,000 as pressure increase on PM Johnson    WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over, dampens hopes    France to unveil rescue plan for struggling car industry    Central bank says Egyptians withdrew EGP 9 billion from ATMs during Eid    Egypt's Ain Shams, China's Nanjing universities discuss COVID-19 cooperation    UK faces political crisis after Boris Johnson's top advisor breached lockdown    Leipzig captain Poulsen out with ligament injury    Egypt's MSMEDA provides EGP 1.1bn funding in 4 months    Banks will operate with different working hours after Eid    US company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia    Sterling rises above $1.23 as dollar weakens    Germany aims to ease distancing, lift European travel warning : Media    Saudi Arabia to end curfew on June 21, except in Mecca    Live score: Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich (Germany's Bundesliga)    Ricardo Muti to conduct Verdi's Requiem, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in music's return to Italian stage    US President Trump urges Libya de-escalation on call with Erdogan: White House    Zuckerberg led Facebook to an all-time high this week    Sisi congratulates Egyptians on occasion of Eid Al-Fitr    Mental health apps draw wave of new users as experts call for oversight    Egypt's Sisi congratulates Egyptians on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr    Egypt's interior ministry gives gifts to families of policemen killed or injured in the line of duty    Egyptian police kill 21 terrorists who plotted attacks on Eid El-Fitr    New Edition of Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People    Italy's football federation sets August 20 as deadline for finishing season    Egypt's decision to resume sports activities breathes life into hopes to restart league    Egyptian Premier League final decision to be taken before May-end: minister    Egypt's 12 MPs came into contact with coronavirus infected parliamentarian    iRead launches new activities, competitions to pread the passion for reading    British Council in Egypt makes its digital library for free amid coronavirus    Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tablawy dies at 86    Kuwait breaks up riot by Egyptian workers seeking repatriation – ministry    Egypt, MENA growth forecast at 2.7%, -0.3% respectively: IIF    Prosecution warns of EGP 300k fine or 2-year jail for spreading fake coronavirus news    Al-Sisi discusses joint coronavirus efforts with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince    Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles over Riyadh    CBE temporarily regulates cash deposits, withdrawals    Lagging COVID-19 response to shield frail economy: Rouhani    Weekend's virtual concerts, plays, and festivals people can stream at home    Brazilian football stadiums transformed into hospitals to treat coronavirus patients    Amid coronavirus outbreak, Egyptian Premier League cancellation seems inevitable    Stay At Home: Ministry of Culture to publish free books online for public browsing    Ethiopia has not sent Egypt latest designs for GERD: Minister of Irrigation    Nigerien President hails Egypt's diplomatic attempts to reach agreement over GERD    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Nations League triumph would better World Cup semi: Kane
Published in Ahram Online on 20 - 03 - 2019

If England win the Nations League this year it will be a greater achievement than reaching the 2018 World Cup semi-finals in Russia, captain Harry Kane said on Tuesday.
England meet the Netherlands in the Nations League semi-finals on June 6 for the right to face either European champions Portugal or Switzerland in the final three days later in Porto.
"To have a chance to win a trophy in an England shirt does not happen very often," the striker told reporters. "If we win that trophy, in my eyes, it's a better year than 2018."
Kane is preparing for England's opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic on Friday and Montenegro on Monday.
England topped a Nations League qualifying group that included 2010 world champions Spain and 2018 runners-up Croatia.
Last year they reached the World Cup semis for the first time since 1990 before losing 2-1 to Croatia after extra time.
"Hopefully, we can win some silverware. Of course, 2018 was fantastic but, for me, the main thing is the team and we want to win things. We want to make fans happy and be proud," said Kane, who won the golden boot in Russia as top scorer with six goals.
"People now expect us to do well and before the World Cup there was no expectation, so it's great that we've turned that around," Kane was quoted as saying by the BBC.
"We're the only team from the World Cup semi-finals to have got through their Nations League group, and we had probably one of the hardest groups.
"That was big for us, to prove that it wasn't just a one-off, that this team were really building for something special."


Clic here to read the story from its source.