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Egypt announce domestic players squad for Tunisia game in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

Egypt have played three games under coach Aguirre since his appointment, scoring 12 goals and conceding only one to win three games in a row

Mahmoud Elassal , Sunday 4 Nov 2018
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Egypt's defender Ahmed Hegazi celebrates with his teammates after scoring the first goal against eSwatini (Photo: EFA official Facebook page)
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Egypt coach announced Sunday his team's domestic players' squad within preparations for the game against Tunisia in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Mexican coach Javier Aguirre called up 16 players to take part in the Egyptian national team training camp for the game 16 November.

The Pharaohs will start their preparatory camp on 12 November at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab city.

Two weeks ago, Aguirre announced the names of 11 overseas-based players for the upcoming African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tunisia, with Liverpool star Mohamed Salah among the named.

Egypt have played three games under Aguirre since his appointment, scoring 12 goals and conceding only one to win three games in a row.

Egypt have already secured a seat in the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon after they placed second in Group J ranking with nine points, behind rivals Tunisia.

Egypt's full squad for Tunisia match:

Goalkeepers: Mohamed Awad (Al-Wehda, Saudi Arabia), Mohamed El-Shennawi (Ahly), Mahmoud Abdel-Rehim (Zamalek), Mohamed Abou-Gabal (Smouha)

Defenders: Ahmed Hegazy (West Bromwich, England), Amro Tarek (Orlando City, USA), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, England), Mohamed Hani (Ahly), Baher El-Mohamady (Ismaily), Mahmoud Hamdi (Zamalek), Islam Gaber (Dakhlya), Mohamed Hamdy (Pyramids FC), Ayman Ashraf (Ahly), Ahmed Ayman Mansour (Pyramids FC)

Midfielders: Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England), Sam Morsi (Wigan, England), Ali Ghazal (Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Canada), Mahmoud "Trezeguet" Hassan (Kasimpasa, Turkey), Mohamed Mahmoud (Wadi Degla), Amr Warda (Paok, Greece), Hussein El-Shahat (Al-Ain, UAE), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Amr El-Sulaya (Ahly), 

Forwards: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England), Marwan Mohsen (Ahly), Salah Mohsen (Ahly), Taher Mohamed (Arab Contractors).

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