Egypt’s new coach Ihab Galal, on his first roster of professional players outside the country since taking over from Portuguese Carlos Queiroz, invited Canadian midfielder Ahmed Hamdi to Montreal for the first time in preparation for the game against Guinea and Ethiopia in the first and second rounds of the African Nations 2023 qualifier in Kot -d’Ivoire.
Hamdi defended the colors of Al Ahli between 2015 and 2019, during which he loaned him to El Gouna before joining the latter, and from him, on loan last February, into the ranks Montreal before the latter opted to buy in October.
The team, led by Liverpool captain Mohamed Salah, has witnessed the return of Al-Ittihad’s Pole Ahmed Hegazy.
The Egyptian Federation said in a statement on its official website that Hegazy’s invitation came after the technical and medical staff made sure he was fully recovered from his injury at the last Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon “to be ready to compete in the upcoming matches”. .”
Turkish Konyaspor striker Ahmed Hassan “Koka” and English Ipswich Town midfielder Sam Mursi also returned.
Egypt will play Guinea and Ethiopia on June 5 and 9. Here is a list of professionals abroad: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Mohamed Elneni (Arsenal), Ahmed Hegazi (Al-Ittihad), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Bashak Shahir, Turkey), Omar Marmoush (Stuttgart) , Germany), Mustafa Mohamed (Galatasaray, Turkey) and Ahmed Hassan “Koka” (Konyaspor). Al Turki), Mustafa Fathi (Al Taawon), Ahmed Hamdi (Montreal, Canada), Wissam Morsy (Ipswich Town, England), Ahmed Yasser Ryan (Altai Sport, Turkey), and Karim Hafez (Yeni Malatya, Turkey).