Egypt name squad for Tunisia clash | AFCON 2019 qualifiers
Egyptian players will be in a closed camp in preparation for the game against Tunisia in the first round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Egypt start the AFCON 2019 qualifiers campaign against North African neighbors Tunisia on 11 June.
The Egyptians have been drawn in Group J alongside Tunisia, Niger and Swaziland.
The group champions will make it to the tournament stage in Cameroon in January 2019, along with the three best teams from among those taking second place in the group stage.
Ahly duo Hossam Ashour and Amr Gamal returned to the Pharaohs squad announced on Tuesday after a long absence from the international scene.
Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Degla), Sherif Ekrami (Ahly), Ahmed El-Shenawy (Zamalek)
Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Hull City, England), Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Ahly Jeddah, KSA), Omar Gaber (Basel, Swiss), Karim Hafez (Lens, France), Ahmed Hegazy (Ahly), Saad Samir (Ahly), Rami Rabia (Ahly), Ali Gabr (Zamalek), Ahmed Fathi (Ahly)
Midfielders: Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan (Mouscron, Belgium), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England), Tarek Hmaed (Zamalek), Mostafa Fathi (Zamalek), Mahmoud “Kahraba” Abdel-Moneim (Zamalek), Hossam Ashour (Ahly), Abdallah El-Said (Ahly), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, England), Amr Warda (PAOK, Greece), Sam Morsi (Wigan, England)
Strikers: Amr Gamal (Ahly), Ahmed El-Sheikh (Maqassa), Mohamed Salah (Roma, Italy)
Egypt vs Tunisia 1-0 Friendly Match