Sunday Nov 13, 2022. 11:00
Egypt head coach Rui Vitoria has included Mohamed Salah in the 24-man squad that will face Belgium on November 18.
The international friendly match will take place at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
The Pharaohs squad is headlined by Liverpool FC star Salah who has scored 49 goals in 86 international matches for the North African giants.
Arsenal FC midfielder Mohamed Elneny, Trabzonspor attacker Mahmoud Trezeguet and Al Ittihad defender Ahmed Hegazi are part of Vitoria squad.
The Portuguese tactician also named Al Ahly star Mohamed El Shennawy, who remains Egypt’s number one goalkeeper, and FC Nantes striker Mostafa Mohamed in the squad.
Belgium will be using the game as preparation for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar, while Egypt will take part in the 2023 AFCON qualifiers next year in March.
Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly), Mohamed Awad (Zamalek), and Ahmed El-Shennawy (Pyramids FC).
Defenders: Omar Gaber (Zamalek), Akram Tawfik (Al Ahly), Mahmoud Alaa (Ittihad of Alexandria), and Hussien El-Sayed (Al Masry), Ahmed Hegazi (Ittihad Jeddah), Ali Gabr, Osama Galal, and Mohamed Hamdi (Pyramids FC).
Midfielders: Hamdi Fathi, Mohamed Magdy Afsha, Taher Mohamed (Al Ahly), Emam Ashour, Ahmed Sayed Zizo (Zamalek), Mahmoud Hamada (Pharco FC), Tarek Hamed (Ittihad Jeddah), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal FC), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Trabzonspor), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool FC).
Forwards: Ahmed Hassan Kouka (Alanyaspor), Mostafa Mohamed (FC Nantes), Omar Marmoush (VFL Wolfsburg)