Injured Salah, Elneny, El Hadary included in Egypt’s World Cup Squad

 

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been included in Egypt’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup despite being injured.

The final 23-man squad was announced on Monday and published on Egypt’s national team verified Twitter handle.

Salah, 25, went off against Real Madrid with a shoulder injury in the Champions League final on 26 May following a foul by Sergio Ramos.

Also on the list are 45-year-old veteran goalkeeper Essam Elhadary, Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny, Ahmed Hegazy of West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa’s Ahmed Elmohamady.

Egypt’s opening World Cup fixture is against Uruguay on 15 June.

They will meet hosts Russia on 19 June and conclude their campaign in Group A against Saudi Arabia on 25 June. (Complete Sports)

 

 

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