Egypt have handed late call-ups to four players to boost their side ahead of their 2014 World Cup playoff against Ghana in two weeks’ time in Kumasi boosting the number of players invited for the match to 37.
Mahmoud Alaa, Ahmed Tawfik, Mohamed Abdel-Fattah ‘Taha’ and Ahmed Samir – were called to the Pharaohs camp on Sunday ahead of the first-leg of the final qualifier for the tournament in Brazil.
The quartet will join the 33 players American manager Bob Bradley’s named for the match to be played in Kumasi.
Under Bradley’s leadership, the Egyptian national team’s technical staff summoned the quartet from their original clubs: Haras Al-Hodoud, Zamalek, Wadi Degla and Al-Dakhleya, respectively.
Egypt will play Ghana away mid-October, one month before the second leg in Cairo.