LIVE: EGYPT v TOGO | Friendly match | March 28th 2017
Time: 18:00 Cairo Local Time
Venue: Burj El Arab Stadium
The Egyptian national team will return to action for the first time since the African Cup of Nations when they host Togo on Tuesday in Alexandria in a friendly match amid preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.[button color=”blue” size=”big” link=”https://www.facebook.com/nilesportslive/” target=”blank” ]Like our page on FACEBOOK[/button]
Egypt will start their qualifying campaign playing Tunisia from 5 to 13 June.
Egypt’s Argentinean manager Hector Cuper has called up a 25-man squad boosted by new blood ahead of a training camp the team kicked off on Thursday.
Cuper kept some of his key players in the squad along with new faces that haven’t been tested under his helm, including Denmark-born attacking midfielder Alexander Jakobsen.
Wigan’s midfielder Sam Morsy is the prominent addition to the foreign-based players list alongside Jakobsen, AKA Amir Adel in Egypt, who currently plays for Danish club Viborg FF.
Zamalek’s keeper Mahmoud Gennesh, ENPPI’s defender Amr Tarek and Maqassa’s midfielder Ahmed El-Sheikh all will be making their first appearance for the Pharaohs.[button color=”blue” size=”big” link=”https://www.facebook.com/nilesportslive/” target=”blank” ]Like our page on FACEBOOK[/button]