Egypt announce full squad for March camp, friendlies

Egypt squad

Egypt manager Héctor Cúper has announced a 28-man squad for Egypt’s March training camp and friendly matches.

The list features the return of Al Ahly forward Marwan Mohsen, who missed time after injuring his knee during Egypt’s run to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final.

ENPPI midfielder Mohamed Magdy meanwhile received his first-ever national team call-up.

The 22-year-old has impressed in domestic league performances this season.

The Pharaohs will camp in Switzerland from March 20 to March 28, where they’ll take on Portugal on March 23 and Greece on March 27.

The March slate of action is in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.

Egypt will take on the host nation, in addition to Uruguay and Saudi Arabia.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Taawoun, Saudi Arabia), Ahmed El-Shenawi (Zamalek), Mohamed El-Shenawi (Ahly), Mohamed Awaad (Ismaily)

Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, England), Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Al-Fateh, Saudi Arabia), Ahmed Hegazy (West Bromwich, England), Ali Gabr (West Bromwich, England), Omar Gaber (Los Angeles FC, United States), Ayman Ashraf, Ahmed Fathi, Saad Samir (Ahly)

Midfielders: Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England), Mahmoud Trezeguet (Kasimpasa, Turkey), Sam Morsi (Wigan Athletic, England), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, England), Huessin El-Shahaat (Al-Ain, UAE), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Abdallah El-Said, Hossam Ashour (Ahly), Mohamed Magdy (ENPPI)

Forwards: Shikabala (Raed, Saudi Arabia), Momen Zakaria (Ahli, Saudi Arabia), Mahmoud Kahraba (Ittihad, Saudi Arabia), Amr Warda (Atromitos, Greece), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England), Ahmed Kouka (Sporting Braga, Portugal), Marwan Mohsen (Ahly)


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