President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met the national football team today to motivate them before leaving for Russia to take part in 2018 World Cup. The championship will be launched from June 14th to July 15th.
It has been 28 years since Egypt last made an appearance in the FIFA World Cup.
The first match to the team will be on next Friday at 2:00 PM against Uruguay within the first round matches of Group A. The team will play against Russia on June 19th and will play against Saudi Arabia on June 25th. The firs and the second place will joint Round16. Meanwhile the teams of the hird and the fourth places will leave the champion.
Noteworthy، Egypt on Monday named the following squad for the World Cup in Russia. Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly)، Essam El Hadary (Al Taawoun)، Mohamed El Shennawy (Al Ahly).
Defenders: Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Al Fateh)، Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly)، Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa)، Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly)، Omar Gaber (Los Angeles FC)، Ali Gabr (Zamalek)، Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek)، Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich Albion)، Saad Samir (Al Ahly).
Midfielders: Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal)، Abdallah El Said (Al Ahly Jeddah)، Tarek Hamed (Zamalek)، Mahmoud Kahraba (Al Ittihad Jeddah)، Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic)، Shikabala (Al Raed)، Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City)، Mahmoud Hassan (Kasimpasa)، Amr Warda (Atromitos). Forwards: Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly)، Mohamed Salah (Liverpool).