WAR in KADUNA!!! Egypt name 23-man squad for double header against Nigeria

Egypt name 23-man squad for double header against Nigeria

Egypt have announced a 23-man squad to face Nigeria, in their double-header Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers next week.

The team is made up of five foreign based players and 18 from their domestic league – there are nine players each from Zamalek and Al Ahly.

Hector Cuper’s men will travel to Nigeria for the first leg on March 25, which will be played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

The return leg will be played at Alexandria four days later.

The Pharaoahs currently lead Group G with six points from two games, whilethe Super Eagles are second with four points.

Only one country will qualify from the group.


Goalkeepers: Ahmed Elshennawy (Zamalek), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly)

Defenders: Ramy Rabia (Al Ahly), Ahmed Hegazy (Al Ahly), Sabry Rahil (Al Ahly), Mohamed Hany (Al Ahly), Hamada Tolba (Zamalek), Ali Gabr (Zamalek), Omar Gaber (Zamalek), Mostafa Fathi (Zamalek)

Midfielders: Amr Warda (Panetolikos FC, Momen Zakaria (Al Ahly), Momen Zakaria (Al Ahly), Ramadan Sobhy (Al Ahly), Hazem Emam (Zamalek), Ayman Hefny (Zamalek), Mostafa Fathi (Zamalek)

Strikers: Mohamed Salah (AS Roma), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Ahmed Hassan (SC Braga), Abdalla El-Said (Al Ahly), Amr Gamal (Al Ahly) Ahmed Hassan Mekky (Zamalek)


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