One of the most favorites of Africa Cup of Nations 2017, Egypt have announced the list of team squad players for AFCON 2017. Players from football clubs Lens, Hull City, Arsenal, Stoke City, AS Roma are featured in the list. Seven times Africa Cup of Nations Champions Egypt are eyeing first title since 2010. The Argentine Hector Cuper will be the head coach of the national football team throughout the tournament. Have a look on the complete list of team squad of Egypt who are going to represent the nation in Gabon this year.
Egypt Team Squad Players For Africa Cup Of Nations 2017
- Goalkeepers: Mohamed Awad [Ismaily], Sherif Ekramy [Al Ahly], Essam El Hadary [Captain] [Wadi Degla].
- Defenders: Mohamed Abdel Shafy [Al Ahil], Ahmed Duiedar [Zamalek], Ahmed Fathy [Al Ahly], Omar Gaber [Basel], Ali Gabr [Zamalek], Karim Hafez [Lens], Ahmed Hegazy [Al Ahly], Saad Samir [Al Ahly], Hamada Tolba.
- Midfielders: Tarek Hamed [Zamalek], Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan [Mouscron], Mohamed Ibrahim [Zamalek], Mahmoud Kahraba [Al Ittihad], Ahmed Elmohamady [Hull City], Mohamed Elneny [Arsenal], Ibrahim Salah [Zamalek], Ramadan Sobhi [Stoke City], Amr Warda [Panetolikos].
- Forwards: Ahmed Gomaa [Al Masry], Ahmed Hassan [Braga], Marwan Mohsen [Al Ahly], Abdallah Said [Al Ahly], Mohamed Salah [AS Roma].
See also: Ghana team squad of AFCON 2017
Schedule of Egypt for AFCON 2017
Seven times African Champions Egypt are in Group D with Ghana, Mali and Uganda. They will play first game of the competition against Mali on 17th Jan 2017 at the Stade de Port Gentil.
- Mali vs Egypt: 17 Jan 2017 @ Stade de Port Gentil
- Egypt vs Uganda: 21 Jan 2017 @ Stade de Port Gentil
- Egypt vs Ghana: 25 Jan 2017 @ Stade de Port Gentil
On 28th August 1920, Egypt played the first ever International match against Italy. It was a close encounter by Egypt faced 2-1 defeat at the hands of Italy. Egypt registered a huge remarkable win of 15-0 on 15 November 1963. You should also see team squad of Ivory Cost.
Africa Cup of Nations Stats
- Appearances: 22
- Best Result: Winners [1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010]
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