Sochi oracle otter picks Russia as winner over Egypt

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Sochi, June 18 (IANS) Harry, an oracle otter from Sochi, has predicted that the Russian team will win their FIFA World Cup Group A game against Egypt on Tuesday, the administration in the Russian Black Sea resort city said.

The Egyptian team will face Russia on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. After the crushing victory (5-0) over Saudi Arabia at the World Cup’s opener on June 14, Russia got three points on the board and now lead Group A, reports Tass news agency.

“Harry is very patriotic. For the second time, he predicts the victory of the Russian team, and this time in a match against the Egyptian team. Harry has chosen a ball with our country’s tricolour,” director of the Sochi aquarium Zhanna Zazina said, according to the press service.

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Earlier, Harry was right about the outcome of the opener between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

–IANS

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