Egypt

EGY


 

Egypt
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Pharaohs
(Egyptian Arabicالفراعنة‎ El Phara’ena)
Association Egyptian Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation UNAF (North Africa)
Head coach Héctor Cúper
Captain Essam El Hadary
Most caps Ahmed Hassan (184)
Top scorer Hossam Hassan (70)
Home stadium Borg El Arab Stadium
FIFA code EGY
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 46 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (July – September 2010, December 2010)
Lowest 75 (March 2013)
Elo ranking
Current 52 (20 March 2018)
Highest (August 2010)
Lowest 62 (9 March 1986, 12 June 1997)
First international
 Italy 2–1 Egypt 
(Ghent, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
Biggest win
 Egypt 15–0 Laos 
(Jakarta, Indonesia; 15 November 1963)[1]
Biggest defeat
 Italy 11–3 Egypt 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 10 June 1928)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (first in 1934)
Best result 13th, 1934
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 23 (first in 1957)
Best result Champions195719591986199820062008, and 2010
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 1999)
Best result Group stage, 1999 and 2009

 


 

egypt_squad_2017

 

 

The following 29 players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad.


Caps and goals as of 25 May 2018 consequent to the match against Kuwait.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Essam El Hadary (Captain) 15 January 1973 (age 45) 156 0 Saudi Arabia Al Taawoun
16 GK Sherif Ekramy 10 July 1983 (age 34) 23 0 Egypt Al Ahly
23 GK Mohamed El Shenawy 18 December 1988 (age 29) 1 0 Egypt Al Ahly
29 GK Mohamed Awad 6 July 1992 (age 25) 3 0 Egypt Ismaily

2 DF Ali Gabr 10 January 1989 (age 29) 21 1 England West Bromwich Albion
3 DF Ahmed El Mohamady 9 September 1987 (age 30) 76 2 England Aston Villa
4 DF Omar Gaber 30 January 1992 (age 26) 24 0 United States Los Angeles
6 DF Ahmed Hegazi 25 January 1991 (age 27) 43 1 England West Bromwich Albion
7 DF Ahmed Fathy (Vice-captain) 10 November 1984 (age 33) 124 3 Egypt Al Ahly
12 DF Karim Hafez 12 March 1996 (age 22) 6 0 France Lens
13 DF Mohamed Abdel Shafy 1 July 1985 (age 32) 49 1 Saudi Arabia Al Fateh
20 DF Saad Samir 1 April 1989 (age 29) 10 0 Egypt Al Ahly
24 DF Amro Tarek 17 May 1992 (age 26) 1 0 United States Orlando City
27 DF Ayman Ashraf 9 April 1991 (age 27) 5 1 Egypt Al Ahly
28 DF El Wensh 1 June 1995 (age 22) 1 0 Egypt Zamalek

5 MF Sam Morsy 10 September 1991 (age 26) 3 0 England Wigan Athletic
8 MF Tarek Hamed 24 October 1988 (age 29) 20 0 Egypt Zamalek
11 MF Kahraba 13 April 1994 (age 24) 18 3 Saudi Arabia Al Ittihad
14 MF Ramadan Sobhi 23 January 1997 (age 21) 22 1 England Stoke City
17 MF Mohamed El Neny 11 July 1992 (age 25) 60 5 England Arsenal
18 MF Shikabala 5 March 1986 (age 32) 29 2 Saudi Arabia Al Raed
19 MF Abdallah Said 13 July 1985 (age 32) 35 6 Finland KuPS
21 MF Trézéguet 1 October 1994 (age 23) 23 2 Turkey Kasımpaşa
22 MF Amr Warda 17 September 1993 (age 24) 15 0 Greece Atromitos
26 MF Mahmoud Abdel Aziz 27 July 1990 (age 27) 1 0 Egypt Zamalek

9 FW Kouka 5 March 1993 (age 25) 16 5 Portugal Braga
10 FW Mohamed Salah 15 June 1992 (age 25) 57 33 England Liverpool
15 FW Marwan Mohsen 26 February 1989 (age 29) 23 4 Egypt Al Ahly
25 FW Ahmed Gomaa 16 August 1988 (age 29) 2 0 Egypt Al Masry

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Amer Mohamed 14 February 1987 (age 31) 0 0 Egypt El-Entag El-Harby 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
GK Ahmed El-Shenawy 14 May 1991 (age 27) 29 0 Egypt Zamalek v.  Greece, 27 March 2018
GK Mahmoud Abou El-Saoud 30 September 1987 (age 30) 1 0 Egypt Al Mokawloon v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
GK Emad Sayed 6 April 1986 (age 32) 0 0 Egypt ENPPI v.  Libya, 5 June 2017

DF Hamada Tolba 17 June 1981 (age 36) 3 0 Egypt Al Assiouty 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Ramy Rabia 20 May 1993 (age 25) 21 3 Egypt Al Ahly v.  Ghana, 12 November 2017
DF Mahmoud Ezzat 5 May 1992 (age 26) 2 0 Egypt Smouha v.  Uganda, 5 September 2017
DF Mody 7 October 1987 (age 30) 2 0 Egypt Misr Lel Makkasa v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
DF Manga 24 December 1991 (age 26) 1 0 Egypt Smouha v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
DF Mahmoud Alaa 28 January 1991 (age 27) 2 0 Egypt Zamalek v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
DF Ahmed Ayman 13 April 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Egypt Ismaily v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
DF Ahmed Samy 31 March 1992 (age 26) 0 0 Egypt Misr Lel Makkasa v.  Libya, 5 June 2017

MF Walid Soliman 1 December 1984 (age 33) 23 1 Egypt Al Ahly 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Hossam Ashour 9 March 1986 (age 32) 12 0 Egypt Al Ahly 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Moamen Zakaria 12 April 1988 (age 30) 11 0 Saudi Arabia Al Ahli 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Hussein El Shahat 6 September 1991 (age 26) 1 0 United Arab Emirates Al Ain v.  Greece, 27 March 2018
MF Mohamed Magdy 1 January 1996 (age 22) 1 0 Egypt ENPPI v.  Greece, 27 March 2018
MF Saleh Gomaa 1 August 1993 (age 24) 14 0 Saudi Arabia Al Faisaly v.  Congo, 8 October 2017
MF Mostafa Fathi 12 May 1994 (age 24) 7 0 Saudi Arabia Al Taawoun v.  Congo, 8 October 2017
MF Mohamed Fathi 2 February 1994 (age 24) 2 0 Egypt Ismaily v.  Congo, 8 October 2017
MF Ahmed El Sheikh 9 September 1992 (age 25) 3 2 Saudi Arabia Al Ettifaq v.  Uganda, 5 September 2017
MF Hossam Hassan 30 April 1989 (age 29) 4 0 Egypt Al Mokawloon v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Ahmed Dawouda 25 June 1989 (age 28) 3 0 Egypt Zamalek v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Ibrahim Hassan 25 July 1991 (age 26) 2 0 Egypt Ismaily v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Mahmoud Metwalli 4 January 1993 (age 25) 2 0 Egypt Ismaily v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Wagih Abdel Hakim 1 January 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Egypt Ismaily v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Amr Barakat 1 October 1991 (age 26) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al Shabab v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Farid Shawky 19 December 1989 (age 28) 1 0 Egypt Al Masry v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
MF Nour El Sayed 9 January 1984 (age 34) 2 0 Egypt Al Ittihad v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
MF Amr El Halwani 15 March 1985 (age 33) 1 0 Egypt ENPPI v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
MF Mohamed Aboul-Magd 10 September 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Egypt Ismaily v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
MF Mohamed Helal 1 January 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Egypt Wadi Degla v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
MF Hesham Mohamed 3 January 1990 (age 28) 0 0 Egypt Al Ahly v.  Libya, 5 June 2017

FW Amr Gamal 3 August 1991 (age 26) 18 3 Finland HJK 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Amr Marey 1 April 1992 (age 26) 1 0 Tunisia Étoile du Sahel v.  Ghana, 12 November 2017
FW Hossam Hassan 1 January 1993 (age 25) 0 0 Egypt Smouha v.  Congo, 8 October 2017
FW Salah Mohsen 1 September 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Egypt Al Ahly v.  Morocco, 18 August 2017
FW Arafa El Sayed 23 October 1988 (age 29) 1 0 Egypt ENPPI v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
FW Mohamed Farouk 14 September 1989 (age 28) 1 0 Egypt Al Mokawloon v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
FW Mohamed Hamdi 13 December 1991 (age 26) 1 0 Egypt Smouha v.  Libya, 5 June 2017
FW Mohamed Antar 1 January 1993 (age 25) 0 0 Egypt Zamalek v.  Libya, 5 June 2017

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad / standby.
RET Retired from the national team.
SUS Player suspended.
WD Player withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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