Salah makes Egypt’s World Cup final squad, despite injury
Liverpool’s forward, Mohamed Salah has been named in the Pharaohs final world cup squad as released on Egypt’s national football team twitter handle @pharaohs on Monday.
There have been concerns on the availability of the player in Russia, since picking up a shoulder injury in the Champions league final against Real Madrid.
Meanwhile, Egypt’s opening World Cup fixture is against Uruguay on 15 June.
They meet hosts Russia on June 19 and conclude their campaign in Group A against Saudi Arabia on June 25.
Goalkeepers: Essam El Hadary (Al Taawoun), Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly).
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi, Saad Samir, Ayman Ashraf (all Al Ahly), Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Fateh), Ahmed Hegazi (West Brom), Ali Gabr (Zamalek), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Omar Gaber (Los Angeles FC).
Midfielders: Tarek Hamed, (Zamalek), Shikabala (Zamalek), Abdallah Said (Al Ahli), Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Mahmoud Kahraba (Al Ittihad), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mahmoud Hassan (Kasimpasa), Amr Warda (Atromitos Athens).
Forwards: Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool). (Reuters/NAN)