Egypt CALL UP top guns for Congo’s World Cup qualifier
Egypt coach Hector Cuper has called up 14 foreign-based players for the much-anticipated 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo, scheduled for 8 October.
Egypt & Congo will meet in Group E in the tournament’s fifth matchday at Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria.
The 14 foreign-based players:
Goalkeeper: Essam El-Hadary (Taawoun, Saudi)
Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, England), Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Ahly Jeddah, KSA), Ahmed Hegazy (West Bromwich, England), Karim Hafiz (Lens, France)
Midfielders: Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England), Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan (Kasimpasa, Turkey), Sam Morsy (Wigan, England), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, England)
Forwards: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England), Ahmed Koka (Sporting Braga, Portugal), Mostafa Fathi (Taawoun, Saudi), Mahmoud Kahraba (Ittihad Jeddah, KSA), Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits, South Africa).