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CAIRO CLASH:Elmohamady dropped by Egypt

By MyJoyOnline
Ahmed Elmohamady
LISTEN NOV 5, 2013
Ahmed Elmohamady

Egypt manager Bob Bradley has surprisingly omitted Hull City wing-back Ahmed Elmohamady from the squad facing Ghana in the World Cup qualifying playoff, the FA announced.

Bradley named seven foreign-based players for the November 19 clash, excluding Elmohamady – the only regular Egyptian in Europe’s top five leagues.

The 26-year-old, who usually plays second fiddle to Ahmed Fathi in Egypt’s right-back, came on as a first-half sub in the 6-1 first-leg drubbing in Kumasi.

Despite being far from match fit, Hull outcast Geddo retained his place in Bradley’s roster.

Switzerland-based trio Mohamed Salah, Mohamed Elneny and Mahmoud ‘Kahraba’ were expectedly named, along with Lierse schemer Hossam Ghaly.

Striker Amr Zaki, who plays from Kuwait’s Al-Salmiya, completed the seven-man list.

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