2018 World Cup Qualifier: Egypt coach names 16 foreign based stars to face Ghana next month


Egypt coach Hector Cuper has invited 16 foreign-based players to face Ghana next month in the final 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier next month.

 Despite securing qualification to Russia last month after a 2-1 home win against Congo, the Argentine trainer wants to field his best stars.

They include Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Ramadan Sobhi of Stoke City and SC Braga’s Ahmed Hassan Kouka (SC Braga).

However, Al Taawoun’s Mostafa Fathi is out through injury.

The Pharaohs will face the Black Stars on 12 November at Cape Coast.

Egypt have also lined up a friendly against UAE three days later.

Egypt’s foreign-based players to face Ghana:

Essam El-Hadary (Al Taawoun), Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Ahli), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Omar Gaber (Basel),

Karim Hafez (RC Lens), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Kasımpaşa), Amr Warda (Atromitos), Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim Kahraba (Al Ittihad), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (SC Braga), Amr Marei (Etoile du Sahel), Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits).

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