El-Badry announces Olympic team squad
Egypt Olympic team manager Hossam El-Badry has settled on his call ups ahead of the team’s U-23 African Cup of Nations campaign.
The tournament will take place in Senegal between November 28 and December 12. Egypt have been drawn in Group B alongside Algeria, Mali and Nigeria.
The squad is expected to start their training camp for the tournament on November 13, before facing Cameroonian Olympic team in two warm-up friendlies on November 19 and November 22.
The full squad:
Goalkeepers: Mosaad Awad, Mahmoud Hamdy, Hassan Shaheen
Defenders: Mohamed Adel Gomaa, Karim Mamdouh, Mahmoud Wahid, Mohamed Hamdy, Mohamed Hany, Osama Ibrahim, Yasser Ibrahim, Ragab Nabil, Rami Rabia, Mahmoud Hamdy, Mahmoud Metwally.
Midfielders: Mohamed Fathi, Saleh Gomaa, Mahmoud Hamad Eid, Karim Nedved, Ramadan Sobhy, Mostafa Fathi, Mohamed Ashraf, Emad Hamdy.
Forwards: Mahmoud Kahraba, Mohamed Salem, Hussein Ragab, Shoukry Naguib.
The top three teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro.
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