Seniority is the factor to choose Egypt's captain: Hossam El-Badri


Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 09:22 GMT

Hossam El-Badri - FILE

Hossam El-Badri - FILE

The Egyptian national team coach, Hossam El-Badri, commented on the current issue regarding the captaincy of the Pharaohs in the next phase.

El-Badri said in statements to On Sport channel, that he would prefer the captain of the national team to be present on the pitch continuously and not be present in the starting lineup irregularly, because the role of the captain is great both inside and outside the pitch.

Mohamed Salah -FILE

The national team coach continued that there is no change in the principle of selecting the national team captain, which is seniority, stressing that he will apply this principle during his presence in the national team in the coming period, refusing to mention names.

Hossam El-Badri stressed that he is very convinced of the capabilities Kahraba, adding that he was not disturbed by the critics of the fans on his choice of the Pharaohs list in the next camp.

Kahraba - FILE

El-Badri said that the selection of Kahraba serves the interest of the national team, pointing out that his choices in the last two camps are not final as he relies on some of the names in the Olympic team.

Egypt national team manager, Hossam El Badry, announced the list of foreign based players who will join the team for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers.

The list also included Mohamed Salah, Mohamed Elneny, Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet, Ahmed Hegazi, Mahmoud Kahraba and Ahmed Hassan Koka.

Egypt national team prepares for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers under the command of a the new manager El Badry.



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