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Ismaily’s Mohamed Awad called up for Ghana encounter

Egyp national team World Cup

manager Hector Cuper has decided to add Ismaily goalkeeper to be the 26th man on the list for the team’s World Cup qualifier that will take place on the 12th of November at Cape Coast.

The 25-year-old goalkeeper was called as well when The Pharaohs beat Uganda 1-0 at Borg Al Arab. The Argentine manager left out Liverpool winger and Egypt’s top goal scorer in the qualifiers, Mohamed Salah, after securing qualification to the World Cup for the first time in 28 years.

As things stands, the Pharaohs are on top of Group E with twelve points, followed by Uganda with eight points. is in third place with 6 points and Congo comes last with one point.

The Full Squad:
Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Al Taawoun), Ahmed El-Shennawy (Zamalek), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly), Mohamed Awad (Ismaily)

Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Ahli), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich), Omar Gaber (Basel), Karim Hafez (RC Lens), Rami Rabia, Ahmed Fathi, Saad Samir (Al Ahly), Ali Gabr (Zamalek)

Midfielders: Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Amr Warda (Atromitos), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mahmoud Abdel-Razik Shikabala (Al Raed), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Kasımpaşa), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Momen Zakaria and Abdallah El-Said (Al Ahly)

Forwards: Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim Kahraba (Al Ittihad), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (SC Braga), Amr Marei (Etoile du Sahel), Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits).

Ahmed is a social media team member and news reporter at KingFut. In addition, he's a football coach at Elite International Soccer academy. Previously wrote for Outside of the Boot and a Business Administration student at Misr International University.

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