As the Super Eagles continue their training ahead of the arrival of the foreign legion this weekend, the Egyptian national team coach Hector Cuper has invited five overseas-based players for the squad that will face Nigeria in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game in Kaduna next Friday.
Mohamed Salah of AS Roma, Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal,Ahmed Hassan of Sporting Braga, Belguim-based Mahmoud ‘Trezeguet’ Hassan of Anderlecht and Amr Warda of Panetolikos in Greek made the list of five.
The five invited foreign based players are expected to team up with the remaining home-based Pharaohs in camp on March 20.
Cuper decided to invite only five overseas-based players for the Pharaohs’ camp, while his Nigerian opposite number Samson Saisia has invited 20 players from Europe for the double header.
Both countries will meet in the first leg in Kaduna on March 25 with the return leg billed to hold four days later at the Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria on March 29.
Egypt top Group G with six points while Nigeria are second with four points from the same number of matches.

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