2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (Group E)
1st Leg: 31st August 2017:
- Uganda Vs Egypt – Namboole, Kampala
2nd Leg: 6th September 2017
- Egypt Vs Uganda Cranes – Alexanderia
The final Egypt team to Uganda for the first leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier has been released by head coach Hector Cuper.
Legendary goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary is among the three goalkeepers on the team.
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed ElNeny leads the the cast of midfielders that also has Stoke City’s Ramadan Sobhi, Wigan Athletic’s Sam Morsy, Zamalek’s Tarek Hamed among others.
On form Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is among the 5 forwards on the team.
The team flew to Uganda aboard a privately chartered flight and they will be accommodated at Sheraton Kampala Hotel.
The Pharaohs are expected to conduct a final training session at the Mandela National stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Al-Taawoun, KSA), Sherif Ekramy (Ahly), Ahmed El-Shennawy (Zamalek)
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi, Saad Samir, Rami Rabia, Ahmed Hegazi (West Brom, England), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, ENG), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Ahli, KSA), Karim Hafez (RC Lens, France), Omar Gaber (FC Basel)
Midfielders: Mohamed ElNeny (Arsenal, England), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, England), Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic, ENG), Mahmoud Trezeguet (Kasımpaşa, Turkey), Mostafa Fathi (Al Taawoun, KSA), Abdallah El-Said, Hossam Ashour, Saleh Gomaa (Ahly), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mohamed Fathi (Ismaily)
Forwards: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England), Mahmoud Kahraba (Ittihad, KSA), Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits, South Africa), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (Sporting Braga, Portugal), Hossam Hassan (Smouha)