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Egypt's Kouka out against Kenya and Comoros due to injury

Kouka suffers a knee injury that rules him out of Egypt's two Nations Cup qualifying games against Kenya and Comoros

Ahram Online , Wednesday 6 Nov 2019
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Egyptian striker Ahmed 'Kouka' Hassan (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Sporting Braga striker Ahmed 'Kouka' Hassan will not be available for Egypt's opening two games in the African Nations Cup qualifiers after undergoing a knee surgery on Wednesday.

Egypt will host Kenya on 14 November before facing Comoros away from home four days later.

Kouka was among six foreign-based players called up by Egypt coach Hossam El-Badry for the two games.

Braga announced on Wednesday that the player will be sidelined for around six weeks.

The 24-year-old has 25 international caps, scoring five goals.

He has scored only one goal in seven appearances with Braga so far this season.

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