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Portugal name squad for Egypt friendly featuring Ronaldo


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coach Fernando Santos has announced his squad list for ’s March friendlies against and Netherlands, including star and top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo.

Egypt are set to face the European champions on March 23 in Switzerland as part of their preparations for their long-awaited participation in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Egypt were drawn in World Cup’s Group A alongside hosts Russia, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia, while Portugal will take on Spain, Morocco and Iran in Group B.

Portugal’s squad have also seen the presence of Besiktas veterans Pepe and Ricardo Quaresma, with Manchester City winger Bernardo Silva and Milan striker Andre Silva making the cut too.

Portugal’s full squad:

Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio, Anthony Lopes, Beto

Defenders: Cederic Soares, Joao Cancelo, Bruno Alves, Jose Fonte, Rolando, Ruben Dias, Fabio Coentrao, Raphael Guerreiro

Midfielders: William Carvalho, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Adrien Silva, Manuel Fernandes, Andre Gomes, Joao Mario, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva

Strikers: Gelson Martins, Ricardo Quaresma, Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva

It is worth noting that the Pharaohs will conclude their training camp by facing Greece on March 27.

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