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Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt Factfile

Factfile for 2024 Africa Cup of Nations Group B contenders Egypt:

Qualifying results: Guinea 1-0 2-1, Ethiopia 1-0 0-2, Malawi 2-0 4-0

Scorers: 2 – Omar Marmoush, Mostafa Mohamed, Mohamed Salah; 1 – Mostafa Fathy, Tarek Hamed, Mahmoud ‘Trezeguet’ Hassan, Ahmed ‘Zizo’ Sayed

Rankings: 5 Africa, 33 world

Key player: Mohamed Salah

Coach: Rui Vitoria (POR)

Previous appearances: 25

Best placing: Champions 1957. 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010

Nickname: Pharaohs

Squad (figure indicates shirt number)

Goalkeepers: 23-Mohamed ‘Gabaski’ Abou Gabal (National Bank), 1-Ahmed el Shenawy (Pyramids), 16-Mohamed el Shenawy (Al Ahly), 26-Mohamed Sobhy (Zamalek)

Defenders: 24-Mohamed Abdelmonem, 3-Mohamed Hany, 15-Yasser Ibrahim (all Ahly), 2-Ali Gabr, 12-Mohamed Hamdy, 21-Ahmed Samy (all Pyramids), 13-Ahmed Fatouh (Zamalek), 6-Ahmed Hegazy (Al Ittihad/KSA), 4-Omar Kamal (Modern Future)

Midfielders: 8-Emam Ashour, 14-Marwan Attia (both Ahly), 17-Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal/ENG), 5-Hamdy Fathy (Al Wakrah/QAT), 20-Mahmoud Hamada (Al Masry), 27-Mohanad Lashin (Pyramids), 25-Ahmed ‘Zizo’ Sayed (Zamalek)

Forwards: 18-Mostafa Fathy (Pyramids), 9-Ahmed Hassan (Pendikspor/TUR), 7-Mahmoud ‘Trezeguet’ Hassan (Trabzonspor/TUR), 11-Kahraba (Ahly), 22-Omar Marmoush (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER), 19-Mostafa Mohamed (Nantes/FRA), 10-Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/ENG)

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