Egypt name 10 foreign-based players for Ghana World Cup qualifier

BY: Kweku Zurek
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, a key member of the Egypt team.
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, a key member of the Egypt team.

The Pharaohs of Egypt have announced that 10 foreign-based players will be part of their national team squad for next month's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana.

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The list announced on Tuesday includes in-form AS Roma winger Mohammed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny.

Other stars will join the Egyptian camp marauding Hull City fullback Ahmed Elmohamady and Stoke City winger Ramadan Sobhi who will be complimented by players from the Egyptian league for the crucial encounter.

The Pharaohs will welcome the Black Stars to the Borg El Arab Stadium outside of Alexandria for a Group E clash on November 13.

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Below is the full squad; 

Defenders: Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Ahli, UAE), Omar Gaber (FC Basel)

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Midfielders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Hull City), Amr Warda (Panetolikos F.C.), Mahmoud Hassan Trézéguet (Royal Excel Mouscron), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mahmoud Kahraba (Ittihad FC, UAE), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal)

Forwards: Mohamed Salah (Roma), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (S.C. Braga)


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