Egypt name 25-man final squad for AFCON 2021 [Full list]
Carlos Queiroz, the Coach of the Egypt national team, in Cairo on Wednesday, released his team’s final list of players for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, which begins on January 9 in Cameroon.
Egypt’s squad has 25 players, led by Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, while there is a return for Aston Villa’s Mahmoud Hassan “Trezeguet.”
The Pharaohs hold the record of winning the AFCON seven times, with the last one they won in the 2010 edition in Angola.
Queiroz’s men play in Group D alongside Nigeria, Sudan and Guinea Bissau and will start their campaign against the Super Eagles on January 11.
Below is Egypt’s final squad for the 2021 AFCON:
Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al-Ahly), Mohamed Sobhi (Pharco), Mahmoud Gad (ENPPI), Mohamed Abu Jabal (Zamalek),
Defenders: Mahmoud Hamdi (Zamalek), Mahmoud Alaa (Zamalek), Mohamed Abdel-Moneim (Future), Ahmed Hegazy (Ittihad Jeddah), Omar Kamal (Future), Akram Tawfiq (Al-Ahly), Ayman Ashraf (Al-Ahly), Ahmed Fetouh (Zamalek)
Midfielders: Abdullah Al-Saeed (Pyramids), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Ahmed Sayed “Zizo” (Zamalek), Mohanad Lasheen (Tala’a El-Jaish), Amr Al-Soleya (Al-Ahly), Hamdi Fathi (Al-Ahly), Imam Ashour (Zamalek)
Forwards: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Omar Marmoush (Stuttgart), Mohamed Sherif (Al-Ahly), Mustafa Mohamed (Galatasaray), Mahmoud Hassan “Trezeguet” (Aston Villa), Ramadan Sobhi (Pyramids)