AFCON EGYPT NATIONAL TEAM FINALLY FLEW TO CAMEROON THIS SATURDAY

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As rescheduled, Egypt’s national football team flew to Cameroon on Saturday morning for the 2022 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) that kicks off on Sunday.

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The seven-time African champions will be playing in Group D alongside Nigeria, Sudan and Guinea Bissau. The Pharaohs will begin their 2022 AFCON campaign with a clash against the Nigerian Super Eagles on 11 January.

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According to a statement by the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), the 26-man squad includes Smouha striker Marwan Hamdy who was called up from the backup list.

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Also Enppi’s defender Marwan Dawoud will be heading to Cameroon after being called by coach Carlos Queiroz late on Friday as a replacement for Pyramids FC’s injured left-back Mohamed Hamdy.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Mohamed Abo Gabal and goalkeepers’ coach Essam El-Hadary, who have tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, will be joining the team later in Cameroon once they recover according to the EFA’s statement.

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The Pharaohs will try their first training session in Cameroon on Sunday morning.

Egypt National Team Finally Flew To Cameroon This Saturday (africatopsports.com)

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