Warda, who was initially dropped from the Egypt squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in June following the alleged harassment, was reinstated two days later after stress from the gamers on the coaches and Egyptian Soccer Affiliation, Ahmed Shobair, former deputy chairman of the EFA, informed CNN.
Warda is alleged to have despatched inappropriate messages on Instagram to Merhan Keller, an Egyptian Dubai-based mannequin, who informed CNN in a phone interview that the participant turned aggressive in direction of her after she refused to reply him.
When requested by CNN concerning the allegations towards his consumer, Warda’s agent refused to touch upon something to do with the participant.
After talking out concerning the expertise, Keller says she was sufferer of a social media backlash the place she acquired various abusive messages and was unable to depart her dwelling for concern of her security.
“I acquired plenty of threats, I had individuals placing stuff in entrance of my home,” Keller informed CNN. “I needed to name the police, I had the Dubai police automotive down the facet of my constructing 24-hours a day for a complete week as a result of they needed to ensure I used to be protected. They suggested me to not go to work.”
Salah, who rejects the suggestion that he was answerable for Warda being introduced again into the squad, says the ahead, “has to get therapy or rehabilitation simply to make it possible for it is not going to occur once more.”
‘The issue is working deep’
However talking to CNN’s Becky Anderson in an unique interview at Liverpool’s Melwood coaching floor on August 10, the Egyptian mentioned, “individuals misunderstand what I am saying.”
“As I informed you, the individuals misunderstand what I am saying. However within the meantime, what I am speaking about, the girl has to get her proper within the Center East.
“To start with, we’ve to just accept that there’s a drawback. I do know it’s totally tough to just accept that. However 100% the issue is working deep and deep and deep.
“And the second factor, my opinion is the girl has a proper to speak about something she does not like. I am speaking about myself, I would like when my daughter has an issue, she has to really feel like help from me to come back to speak to me about the issue. A very powerful factor is the concern.
“The lady, the spouse, concern from her husband, from her father, which that is the principle level, I feel. The concern shouldn’t be wholesome for anybody … We now have to repair that.”
Salah says his personal views and attitudes have modified since he left Egypt as a teen, including his perspective has grown and developed over the previous decade.
“I feel, yeah, modified lots,” Salah mentioned of his views on ladies. “Altering from the particular person, which I am speaking about it just like the household scared from him or the spouse or the daughter, no matter, to the one that’s speaking now.
“Like he is combating towards the topic as a result of he sees that’s fallacious … Earlier than I did not have my daughter.
“I feel in all probability I begin to change 9 years in the past, 10 years in the past, you realize no matter. However that particular person now could be combating towards the topic, as a result of I can see that it’s totally fallacious.”
CNN’s Sarah El Sirgany and Celine Alkhaldi in Abu Dhabi contributed to this report.