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Egypt FA reveals national team World Cup squad numbers

Egypt national squad team numbers

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Egyptian Football Association uncovered the allocated shirt numbers for the squad that will take part in the in Russia.

Head coach Hector Cuper has announced on Monday his final 23-man squad that will travel to Russia, surprisingly excluding SC Braga forward Ahmed Hassan Kouka.

In addition to Kouka, the Argentinian coach decided to not include Orlando City’s Amro Tarek, Zamalek’s Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz, Al Masry forward Ahmed Gomaa, and Karim Hafez of RC Lens.

Team star Mohamed Salah, who was recently declared fit for the tournament, despite not featuring in any pre-World Cup friendly until now, retained his number 10. Arsenal’s Elneny and team playmaker Abdallah El-Said also retained numbers 17 and 19 respectively.

Egypt were drawn in group A alongside hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Uruguay. They will kick off their group stage games on June 15, before facing Russia and Saudi Arabia on June 19 and June 25.

The Pharaohs squad numbers:

1- Essam El-Hadary

2- Aly Gabr

3- Ahmed Elmohamady

4- Omar Gaber

5- Sam Morsy

6- Ahmed Hegazi

7- Ahmed Fathi

8- Tarek Hamed

9- Marwan Mohsen

10- Mohamed Salah

11- Mahmoud Kahraba

12- Ayman Ashraf

13- Mohamed Abdel-Shafy

14- Ramadan Sobhy

15- Mahmoud Elwensh

16- Sherif Ekramy

17- Mohamed Elneny

18- Mahmoud Shikabala

19- Abdallah El-Said

20- Saad Samir

21- Mahmoud Trezeguet

22- Amr Warda

23- Mohamed El-Shennawy

In addition to being a hardcore football fan, Abdelrahman is a communications enthusiast who works in marketing, advertising, content creation and PR.

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