Hossam El-Badry, coach of the Egyptian national team, made 5 changes to the formation of the Pharaohs to face Gabon.
Egypt will play Gabon in the second round of the African qualifiers groups for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
And Mohamed Salah returned to lead the Egyptian national team after he missed the last confrontation with Angola due to travel restrictions from England.
Ahmed Tawfik also participated in the right-back position, and Ayman Ashraf in the left-back position.
And Hamdi Fathi instead of Tariq Hamed in the middle of the field, and Omar Jaber in the center of the left wing.
The formation of Egypt was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Mohamed El-Shennawy
Defense: Ahmed Tawfik – Ahmed Hegazy – Al Wensh – Ayman Ashraf
Middle: Hamdi Fathi – Amr Al-Sulayya – Afsha
Attack: Omar Jaber – Mohamed Sherif – Mohamed Salah
Egypt defeated Angola in the first round, with a goal without a response, scored by Afsha from a penalty kick.