AFCON2019: Salah, Elneny named in Egypt’s 25-man squad

AFCON2019: Salah, Elneny named in Egypt’s 25-man squad

Hosts of the 2019 AFCON, Egypt, has officially made public their provisional 25-man squad with Premier League duo, Mohamed Salah and Mohamed Elneny, leading the pack.

Liverpool star, Salah, who is currently injured, Elneny of Arsenal were two notable names found on the list released by coach Javier Aguirre on Tuesday.

Also included are West Brom Albion defender, Ahmed Hegazi Aston Villa’s Ahmed El-Mohamady, and Mohammed Hassan Trezequet, who plies his trade in the Turkish Super Lig.

The Pharaohs find themselves in Group A alongside the trio of Uganda, DR Congo and Zimbabwe.

They kickoff their quest for a seventh title with a game against Zimbabwe on June 21 in Cairo.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Ahmed El-Shennawy (Pyramids), Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly), Mohamed Abou-Gabal (Smouha), Mahmoud Gennesh (Zamalek)

Defenders: Ahmed El-Mohamady (Aston Villa), Baher El-Mohamady (Ismaily), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich), Mahmoud Alaa (Zamalek), Mahmoud Hamdy El-Wensh (Zamalek), Ahmed Ayman Mansour (Pyramids), Omar Gaber (Pyramids), Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly), Ahmed Aboul-Fotouh (Smouha)

Midfielders: Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Ali Ghazal (Feirense), Nabil Emad Dunga (Pyramids), Walid Soliman (Al Ahly), Abdallah El-Said (Pyramids), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Kasimpasa), Amr Warda (Atromitos)

Attackers: Ahmed Ali (Arab Contractors), Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (Olympiacos)

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