Vancouver Whitecaps defensive midfielder Aly Ghazal could be called-up when Egypt’s national team convene for a training camp in March.
Shawky Gharib has been named Egypt Olympic team manager for the second time in his career.
Hector Cuper may be parting ways with Egypt after the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals this summer, according to comments by the Egyptian Football Association.
It was a virtual clean sweep for Egypt’s national team at the CAF Awards on Thursday, led by Mohamed Salah’s African Footballer of the Year title.
Egypt says it has settled on the southern Russian city of Grozny as its base for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abo Rida says he will encourage players to avoid fasting during Ramadan, so as not to suffer the physical rigors that would result during the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
The Egyptian Football Association has officially announced plans to play against Portugal and Bulgaria in friendly matches next year.