Six Ahly players linked up with their Egypt teammates on Wednesday as the Pharaohs gear up for a double header against Togo in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Keeper Mohamed El-Shenawi, defenders Ayman Ashraf and Mohamed Hani and midfielders Hamdi Fathi, Amr El-Sulaya and Magdi Afsha joined Egypt's ongoing training camp ahead of the two games against Togo.
Egypt started their preparations on Tuesday with the participation of 13 local-based players. They will host Togo on 14 November before facing them away three days later.
Egypt coach Hossam El-Badry will announce his choices of Zamalek players on Thursday, one day after the White Knights play Morocco's Raja in the second leg of the African Champions League semis.
Last week, El-Badry called up five foreign-based players for the two games, including winger Mohamed Salah of Liverpool, Ittihad Jeddah defender Ahmed Hegazi, Aston Villa winger Mahmoud 'Trezeguet' Hassan, Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny and Olympiacos striker Ahmed 'Kouka' Hassan.
Egypt are third in Group G of the Nations Cup qualifiers with two points after making a disappointing start, having been held to opening draws by Kenya and Comoros.
Comoros are leading the group with four points, while Togo lie at the bottom with a single point.
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