Hegazi, Salah make CAF World Cup qualifiers’ XI of round 5
Egypt duo Ahmed Hegazi and Mohamed Salah have been included in CAF’s Team of the Round, related to the CAF World Cup qualifiers, after their heroics against Congo.
Salah was Egypt’s main man in their crucial World Cup qualifier after scoring the Pharaoh’s two goals in their 2-1 victory over Congo Brazzavile which ensured they booked a ticket for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Ahmed Hegazi also delivered a solid performance and was behind the assist with which Mahmoud Hassan ‘Trezeguet’ earned a last minute penalty.
The lineup also saw the presence of Tunisia’s Youssef Msakni, who played a major role in their away 4-1 victory over Guinea to set a foot in the World Cup.
The fifth round XI:
Khadim N’Diaye (Senegal); Abdullahi Shehu (Nigeria), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Ahmed Hegazi (Egypt), Achraf Hakimi (Morocco); Victor Moses (Nigeria), Percy Tau (South Africa), Youssef Msakni (Tunisia), Mbark Boussoufa (Morocco); Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Khalid Boutaib (Morocco).
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