Egypt National Team
The squad included 34 players from the Egyptian Premier in addition to Ahmed Hegzai, who plays for Al Ittihad Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
With roughly two months to go until the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™️, fans have another chance to secure their tickets for the first FIFA pan-Arab tournament.
Salah missed Egypt’s game in the qualifiers against Angola as Premier League clubs refused to release their players to avoid 10-day quarantine on their return.
EFA announced on Friday that Wael Gomaa, three-time Africa Cup of Nations champion, will be the new national team director.
Egypt will start the journey at home against Angola before facing Gabon in Libreville.
Salah and his teammates in the national team have been criticized as the national team suffered an early exit from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Salah returned to Egypt to spend Eid Al Fitr vacation with his family in Negrig before heading to the national team camp.
The winger never earned a call from the national team since 2016 when he played against Tunisia under Shawky Gharib’s command.
The four candidates for the position are Vahid Halilhodžić, Jorge Luis Pinto, Quique Sánchez Flores and Javier Aguirre.
The Egyptian national team prepares for the pre-World Cup friendly against Colombia by training in Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium