Sports Information of Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Javier Aguirre, Head Mentor of Egypt’s soccer workforce, has declared his closing 23-man squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), on household soil with star player and Liverpool player Mohamed Salah, as the guide participant.
The Mexican tactician axed Smouha duo, still left-back Ahmed Aboulfotouh and goalkeeper Mohamed Abou-Gabal from his 25-guy preliminary squad.
His listing includes the reigning Africa Footballer of the 12 months, Mohammed Salah and 15 neighborhood gamers.
The Pharaohs would perform two friendly matches as section of their preparations the initially towards Tanzania on June 13 and the next in opposition to Guinea three times later on at Alexandria’s Borg El-Arab Stadium.
The history 7-time African champions are in Group A together with, DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Egypt would kick off the event on June 21, versus Zimbabwe at the Cairo Worldwide Stadium.
Egypt arrived at the closing of the very last edition in 2017 and are in search of to acquire the match for the initially time considering the fact that 2010.
Egypt’s final squad:
Goalkeepers: Ahmed El-Shennawi (Pyramids FC), Mohamed El-Shenawy (Ahly), Mahmoud Genish (Zamalek)
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)
Midfielders: Walid Soliman (Ahly), Abdallah El-Claimed (Pyramids FC), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan (Kasimpasa), Amr Warda (Atromitos), Nabil Emad (Pyramids FC)
Forwards: Ahmed Aly (Arab Contractors), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Marwan Mohsen (Ahly), Ahmed “Kouka” Hassan (Olympiacos).