Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 June 2019

Mohamed Salah headlines Egypt squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Salah, 26, enjoyed another stellar season at Liverpool, scoring 22 league goals and winning the Uefa Champions League title

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah headlines the 23-man Egypt squad after Mexican manager Javier Aguirre named his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) takes place in Egypt this summer with 24 teams vying to be crowned kings of the continent.

Salah, 26, enjoyed another stellar season at Liverpool, scoring 22 league goals as the Reds finished a point behind Manchester City in the Premier League title race while scoring from the penalty spot in the 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur to secure the Uefa Champions League trophy in Madrid on June 1.

The tournament will be held from June 21 to July 19, with six venues to be used.

Egypt squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Goalkeepers: Mohamed El Shenawy (Al Ahly), Ahmed Al Shennawy (Pyramids) and Mahmoud Abdelrahim Genesh (Zamalek)

Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa/ENG), Omar Gaber (Pyramids), Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly), Mahmoud Hamdy el-Winsh (Zamalek), Baher ElMohamady (Ismaily), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich Albion/ENG), Ahmed Ayman Mansour(Pyramids), Mahmoud Alaa (Zamalek)

Midfielders: Waleed Soliman (Al Ahly), Abdullah al-Saeed (Pyramids), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal/ENG), Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Ali Ahmed Ghazal (Feirense/POR), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Kasimpasa/TUR), Amr Warda (Atromitos/GRE), Nabil Emad Donga (Pyramids), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/ENG)

Forwards: Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (Olympiacos/GRE), Ahmed Ali Kamel (Al Mokawloon)

Updated: June 11, 2019 04:43 PM

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