Mohamed Salah says hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will help revive the fortunes of league football in Egypt.
The Egypt Football Association announces the Pharaohs will play Nigeria in a friendly on 26 March.
Mohamed Salah scores a last-minute winner as Egypt beat Tunisia 3-2 in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Mohamed Salah returns to Liverpool after getting injured during Egypt's 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over eSwatini on Friday.
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Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah wins the 2018 BBC Africa Footballer of the Year award.