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,
, and Aston Villa's
are the other two Premier League players who are supposed to feature for the Pharaohs. Olympiacos striker
Ahmed Hassan Kouka
, Al-Ittihad center-back
, and the new Galatasaray signing,
, 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.