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Egypt heading for London ahead of Jamaica friendly

Second friendly for the Pharaohs after a 2-3 defeat to Chile on Saturday, as new coach Shawky Gharib eyes victory against Jamaica

Karim Farouk, Monday 2 Jun 2014
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Chile's Mauricio Pinilla, left, battles for the ball with Egypt's Omar Gaber at a friendly soccer match in Santiago, Chile, Friday, May 30, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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Egypt's team will travel to London from Chile on Monday night to play Jamaica in their second friendly game on Wednesday .

The Pharaohs played World Cup contenders Chile on Saturday and lost 2-3. The team will fly to London, but eight players from Ahly and Zamalek are set to return to Cairo to join their teams ahead of the weekend continental club fixtures.

Coach Shawky Gharib called up their replacements: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Gabr, Ahmed Dweidar, Mahmoud Ezzat, Saleh Gomaa, Ahmed Hassan "Kouka", Ahmed Sherwida and Salah Amin.

Gharib, who was appointed the Pharaohs' head coach last November, is looking for his second victory as he beat Bosnia 2-0 in March before throwing away a two-goal lead against Chile.

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