Egypt vs Guinea in the African Nations qualifiers: Everything you need to know

10 June 2023 - 4:45 am

The Portuguese Roy Vittoria, coach of the Egyptian national football team, will announce the national team’s list tomorrow, Wednesday, June 7, in preparation for the two matches between Guinea, scheduled for the 14th in the fifth round of the African Nations qualifiers, and the friendly with South Sudan, scheduled for the 18th of the same month.

Vitoria will hold a press conference at the Football Association headquarters on the same day.

The national team camp will start on June 10, and then travel on the morning of the 12th to Morocco to face Guinea.

After the end of their participation in the second leg match against Moroccan Wydad in the African Champions League final, which will be held in Morocco on June 11, Al-Ahly players will join the national team camp the next day in Marrakech, Morocco.

The national team will return to Cairo on June 15th to prepare for the South Sudan friendly on the 18th, with the camp ending at the end of the match.

Seven professionals in the Egyptian national team list
Portuguese Roy Vittoria, coach of the Egyptian national team, summoned seven professionals abroad, headed by Mohamed Salah, top scorer for Liverpool, and Ahmed Hegazy, captain of the Saudi Federation, as part of an initial squad before playing two matches next month.

Egypt will play against Guinea in Morocco on June 14 in the fifth round of the African Cup of Nations qualifiers, and against South Sudan in a friendly four days later.

Egypt guaranteed participation in the Nations Cup, which will be held in Ivory Coast early next year, but the confrontation with Guinea will be at the top of the group.

The duo Ahmed Hamdy, the Montreal Canadian player, and Wissam Morsi, the English player, Ipswich Town, returned to Egypt.

Mahmoud Hassan (Trezeguet), the Turkish Trabzonspor player, joined the squad after missing Malawi’s two matches in the African qualifiers due to injury.

Vitoria will announce the remaining names of the Egyptian Premier League squad at a later time.

The lineup of professionals abroad was as follows:

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England), Ahmed Hegazy (Al Ittihad, Saudi Arabia), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Trabzonspor, Turkey), Mustafa Mohamed (Nantes, France), Omar Marmoush (Wolfsburg, Germany), Ahmed Hamdy (Montreal, Canada), Sam Morsi (Ipswich Town, England).