Salah called up for Egypt’s AFCON qualifiers despite Covid-19 concerns

Mon 08 March 2021 | 9:21

Mohamed Salah headlines Egypt’s called up squad for their AFCON qualifiers against Kenya and Comoros on March.

5 other foreign-based players also have been called up by

Hossam El Badry

. Arsenal’s midfielder,

Mohamed Elneny

, and Aston Villa's

Mahmoud Trezeguet

are the other two Premier League players who are supposed to feature for the Pharaohs. Olympiacos striker

Ahmed Hassan Kouka

, Al-Ittihad center-back

Ahmed Hegazi

, and the new Galatasaray signing,

Mostafa Mohamed

, are the others among the foreign-based contingent.

Winning the tournament three times on the trot between 2006 and 2010, Egypt have only qualified twice since.

source: SportMob