Date: 30th December 2016 at 10:15pm
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The provisional Egyptian squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations tournament has been revealed and Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny is on the list.

The tournament this year takes place in Gabon and begins on January 14th and depending on how Egypt do in the competition this year, those players who made the final squad selection for the competition could be missing for up to six weeks in total of the domestic campaign.

Egypt face Ghana, Mali and Uganda in their Group D games and prior to that they face a friendly against Tunisia at the Cairo International Stadium on January 8.

Full Squad:


Essam El Hadary (Wadi Degla), Ahmed El Shenway (Zamalek), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly), Mohamed Awad (Al Ismaily).


Ahmed Elmohamady (Hull City), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Ahly Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly), Karim Hafez (Nice, France), Hamada Tolba (Al Masry), Ahmed Hegazy (Al Ahly), Saad Samir (Al Ahly), Ahmed Dweidar (Zamalek), Omar Gaber (FC Basel, Switzerland), Ali Gabr (Zamalek).


Abdallah El-Said (Al Ahly), Amr Warda (Panetolikos, Greece), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Ibrahim Salah (Zamalek), Mahmoud Hassan ‘Trezeguet’, Mohamed Ibrahim (Zamalek), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City).


Ahmed Gomaa (Al Masry), Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim ‘Kahraba’ (Ittihad Jeddeh), Mohamed Salah (AS Roma, Italy), Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ (Braga, Portugal), Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly).