Egypt have released a strong starting XI to tackle Zimbabwe in Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group A opener at the Cairo International Stadium.
The Pharaohs’ coach, Javier Aguirre, released a list of 11 players to start against the Warriors.
Egypt head to the match after defeating one of Nigeria’s AFCON Group ‘B’ opponent, Guinea 3-1 in their final warm-up friendly match, last Sunday.
Below is Egypt’s starting XI against Zimbabwe:
El Shanawy; Elmohamady, Alaa, Hegazi, Ahsraf; Hamed, Elneny; Salah, Warda, Hassan; Mohsen.
The kick-off for the match is 9:00p.m. Nigerian time.