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Cuper calls up 15 foreign-based player for Uganda

Hector Cuper Tunisia

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Egypt coach Hector Cuper has called up 15-foreign based for the Pharaohs two crucial fixtures against Uganda in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Egypt top of Group E in the CAF World Cup qualifications after two rounds, getting the full mark thanks to victories against Congo and Ghana. They are two points above second-placed Uganda and five ahead of Ghana. Meanwhile, Congo sit at the bottom with no points.

The former Valencia and Inter manager will lead the Pharaohs against the Eagles on August 31 in Kampala before hosting them at Alexandria’s Borg El-Arab Stadium on September 5.

Egypt’s foreign-based players:

Essam El-Hadary (Al Taawoun), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Ahli), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Omar Gaber (FC Basel), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (SC Braga), Mahmoud Kahraba (Al Ittihad), Mahmoud Trezeguet (Kasımpaşa), Karim Hafez (RC Lens), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mostafa Fathi (Al Taawoun), Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits), Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic).

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