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Monday, 14 March 2016

Salah leads Egypt For Double Header With Super Eagles


Mohammed Salah of Roma of Italy will  lead the Egyptian national team to face Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. 

Salah has been in fantastic form for his Italian side since he joined the team from Chelsea two years ago.

Other top Europe based players invited by Coach Hector Cuper are  Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal-England), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (Sporting Braga- Portugal), Mahmoud Trezeguet’ Hassan (Anderlecht-Belgium) and Amr Warda (Panetolikos – Greek).

 Egypt and Nigeria will slug it out on the 25th of March in Kaduna in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers before playing the follow-up match four days later in Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria.
The Pharaohs’ full squad, including home-based players, will be released on Tuesday, according to reports.
While Egypt is calling up just five foreign-based pros, Nigeria's Coach, Samson Siasia has invited 20 foreign-based players for the encounter.

Egypt presently is leading t Group G, leading with six points having, after  winning their first two games placing them  two points ahead of second-placed Nigeria.

Only the group winners are guaranteed automatic qualification for the 2017 Cup of Nations.

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