Egypt Preliminary Squad For The FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

The Egypt Preliminary Squad for the FIFA World Cup coming up in Russia next month has been announced by the Head Coach, Hector Cuper. The surprise player listed in this 29-man squad is Mohammed El Neny, as the coach opted to select him despite his struggles with an ankle injury.

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The inclusion of the 45-year old captain, Essam El Hadary in the Egypt Preliminary Squad also sets the scene for the goalkeeper to become the World Cup’s oldest player. The star name among the list is obviously Mohammed Salah, who broke the record for goals in the just-concluded English Premier League season.

Egypt Preliminary Squad For The FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Egypt Preliminary Squad For Russia 2018

The players that made the list of the Egypt Preliminary Squad for Russia 2018 are listed below:


  • Essam El Hadary (Al Taawoun, Saudi Arabia)
  • Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly)
  • SherifEkramy (Al Ahly)
  • Mohamed Awad (Ismaily)


  • Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly)
  • Saad Samir (Al Ahly)
  • Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly)
  • Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek)
  • Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Fateh, Saudi Arabia)
  • Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich Albion, England)
  • Ali Gabr (West Bromwich Albion, England)
  • Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, England)
  • Karim Hafez (RC Lens, France)
  • Omar Gaber (Los Angeles FC, USA)
  • Amro Tarek (Orlando City, USA)


  • Tarek Hamed (Zamalek)
  • Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (Zamalek)
  • Shikabala (Al Raed, Saudi Arabia)
  • Abdallah Said (KuPS, Finland)
  • Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic, England
  • Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England)
  • Kahraba (Al Ittihad, Saudi Arabia)
  • Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, England)
  • Trezeguet (Kasimpasa, Turkey)
  • Amr Warda (Atromitos, Greece)


  • Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly)
  • Ahmed Gomaa (Al Masry), Kouka (SC Braga, Portugal)
  • Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England)

This is the Egypt Preliminary Squad for Russia 2018 that will be further reduced to 23 players before the World Cup kicks off in June.

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