Sports Information of Thursday, 23 Could 2019
Coach Javier Aguirre, head coach of the nationwide workforce of Egypt, the “Pharoahs” has named a 25-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Under are the record of gamers invited, Goalkeepers: Ahmed El-Shenawi (Pyramids FC), Mohamed El-Shenawy (Ahly), Mahmoud Genish (Zamalek) and Mohamed Abou-Gabal (Smouha).
Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich Albion), Omar Gaber (Pyramids FC), Ali Ghazal (Feirense), Ayman Ahsraf (Ahly), Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek), Baher Elmohamady (Ismaily), Ahmed Ayman Mansour (Pyramids FC), Mahmoud Alaa (Zamalek) and Ahmed Aboul Fotouh (Smouha).
Midfielders: Walid Soliman (Ahly), Abdallah El-Said (Pyramids FC), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan (Kasimpasa), Amr Warda (Atromitos) and Nabil Emad (Pyramids FC).
Forwards: Ahmed Aly (Arab Contractors), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Marwan Mohsen (Ahly), Ahmed “Kouka” Hassan (Olympiacos)
“We known as up two more gamers in case of injuries in the coming time period. The remaining 23-gentleman squad would be submitted on June 11,” Hany Ramzy Assistant Coach informed the regional media just after the quad was produced
The hosts would facial area Tanzania and Guinea in warm-up online games in advance of the 2019 AFCON in opposition to Zimbabwe, with DR Congo and Uganda currently being the other teams in Team A.
The biggest shock in Aguirre’s variety was the return of Al Ahly playmaker Walid Soliman, who experienced introduced his global retirement in November, whilst former Stoke City and Huddersfield Town winger Ramadan Sobhi was arguably the most well known omission.
The Pharaohs are the history champions in AFCON history, obtaining claimed the trophy seven moments – with 3 of their triumphs coming as preceding hosts.