The technical staff of the Egyptian national football team, led by Carlos Queiroz, announced the final list of the names of the players selected to join the team’s camp, which starts tomorrow, in preparation for the meeting with the Libyan team in the World Cup qualifiers.
“Keirosh” excluded Mohamed Magdy Afsha and Mohamed Sherif, Al-Ahly players, from the ranks of the Egyptian team.
The list of Egypt’s national team included 24 players:
Goalkeeper: Muhammad Al-Shennawi, Muhammad Abu Jabal, Muhammad Bassam and Muhammad Sobhi.
line of defense: Akram Tawfiq, Ahmed Fathi, Ahmed Hegazy, Baher Al-Mohammadi, Mahmoud Hamdi “Al Wensh”, Yasser Ibrahim, Ahmed Aboul Fotouh and Ayman Ashraf.
Midline: Muhammad Al-Nani, Amr Al-Sulayya, Tariq Hamed and Hamdi Fathi.
Attacking midfield: Ahmed Sayed “Zizou”, Mohamed Salah, Abdullah Al-Saeed, Ibrahim Adel, Ramadan Sobhi and Omar Marmoush.
Yesterday, Thursday, the Egyptian team defeated Liberia 2-0 in an international friendly match, as part of the two teams’ preparations to resume the African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
The Egyptian team succeeded in achieving its first victory under the leadership of its new coach, Carlos Queiroz, who was appointed to succeed Hossam El-Badri, who was recently sacked.
Mohamed Sherif scored the first goal for the Egyptian team in the 58th minute, before adding the second goal in the 67th minute.
The Egyptian team is preparing to face its Libyan counterpart in the third and fourth rounds of the sixth group of African qualifiers for the World Cup, where they will play on the eighth of next October in Egypt, while the second match will be held in Libya on the 11th of the same month.
Egypt ranks second in the group with four points, two points behind Libya, the group leader, while Gabon is third with one point, and Angola is at the bottom of the standings without a balance of points.