African Football

Cuper names Egyptian squad to face Ghana in Alexandria


Egypt head coach Hector Cuper  has named his finest 23 man squad that is scheduled for a mouth watering World Cup Qualifier match against  Ghana later  this month .

The match that will pit Africa’s  giants at the now famous Borg El -Arab stadium in Alexandria will be highly contested .

Cuper has  maintain his squad that got maximum points away in Brazaville last month.

The squad  has  Roma star Mohammed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohammed Elneny

Also named in that star studded squad are english duo of Ahmed Elmohamady of hull City and Ramadan Sobhi of Stoke City with vetran keeper  Essam El Hadary of wadi Degla  leading the local based players.

Egypt who leads the group after their 2-1 away win  have never qualified for the finals since 1990.The Eyptian FA have announced that 75,000 fans will be allowed to attend the match on 13 November


Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Wadi Degla), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly), Ahmed El-Shennawy (Zamalek)

Defenders: Ahmed Hegazy (Al Ahly), Ahmed Fathy (Al Ahly), Ahmed Dweidar (Zamalek), Ali Gabr (Zamalek), Hamada Tolba (Al Masry), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Ahli Jeddah), Ahmed Elmohamady (Hull City), Omar Gaber (FC Basel)

Midfielders: Abdallah El-Said (Al Ahly), Momen Zakaria (Al Ahly), Ibrahim Salah (Zamalek), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mostafa Fathy (Zamalek), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Mahmoud Hassan (Mouscron), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mohamed Salah (AS Roma), Amr Warda (Panetolikos)

Forwards: Bassem Morsi (Zamalek), Ahmed Hassan Koka (SC Braga)






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