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Mo Salah Supports Egypt U-23 National Team ahead of Zambia's Game

Tue 21 Mar 2023 | 11:51 PM
Rana Atef

On Tuesday, trending Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian King, visited the camp of Egypt's U-23 national football team before their tomorrow's participation against Zambia.

Salah had a number of casual chats about his career and journey in the football world with the team's players.

He also asserted the importance of this age-period and Olympic football games for the football player, and how this experience with the Egyptian Olympic team impacted him.

During his visit, Salah had a number of photos with the players, and some officials, including the team's coach Rogério Micale, and Mohamed Barakat. 

Previously, Egypt U-23 football team coach Rogério Micale led the team's preparation camp for both Zambia games.

Both games will take place as part of the final round of the Africa U-23 Cup of nations qualifying fixtures. They will take place on March 22, and 26.

He announced the names of 32 players for Egypt's U-23 national football team squad.

Monchengladbach's Egyptian midfielder Mostafa Ashraf is the only international player on the list.

The 32-preliminary list for the Egypt U-23 squad includes:

GK: Ali El Gabry, Hamza Alaa, Youssef Nader, Mohamed Ahmed "Seha"

Defense: Mohamed Ashraf, Hossam Abdel Megid, Hatem Mohamed "Sokkar," Mohamed Maghraby, Abdel Rahman Gouda, Mohamed Hamdy, Ahmed Eid, Omar Fayed, Ahmed Sayed Abdel Naby, Eyad Al Aaskalany

Midfield: Ahmed Nabil "Koka," Raafat Khalil, Mohamed Hossam "Besso," Mostafa Saad "Messi," Mahmoud Saber, Emad Mayhob, Zeyad Farag, Arabi Badr, Mohamed Shihata, Mahmoud Gehad, Abdel Rahman Atef, Abdel Ghany Mohamed, Ali Zazaa, Mostafa Ashraf

Forward: Osama Faisal, Ahmed Atef, Abdel Rahman Atef "Agüero," Ibrahim Adel