The biggest football event is coming closer by the day, and for the first time in 28 years, EGYPY IS PARTICIPATING IN THE WORLD CUP. After breaking the Magdy Abdel Ghany curse, being in denial of the fact that we actually made it this far, and endless celebrations by individuals and businesses, it’s about time to actually know what’s happening in here.
We brought to you everything important regarding the Egyptian National Team, the schedule, the lineup, and the coverage. So get on board because we’re going to Russia!
Note: the times listed below are all in Cairo time
Egypt vs Uruguay – Thursday 15 June (14:00)
Egypt vs Russia – Tuesday 19 June (20:00)
Egypt vs Saudi Arabia – Monday 25 June (16:00)
The two winning teams of this group (A) will face the winners from Group (B) which include Portugal, Spain, Iran and Morocco.
- Full Squad:
Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Al Taawoun), Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly).
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly), Saad Samir (Al Ahly), Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly), Mohamed AbdelShafy (Al Ahli), Ahmed Hegazi (West Brom), Ali Gabr (West Brom), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Omar Gaber (LAFC), Mahmoud Hamdy El-Wensh (Zamalek).
Midfielders: Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mahmoud Abdel-Razik Shikabala (Zamalek), Abdallah El-Said (Al Ahli), Sam Morsy (Wigan), Mahmoud Kahraba (Ittihad Jeddah), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mahmoud Trezeguet (Kasimpasa), Amr Warda (PAOK).
Forwards: Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool).