Egypt national under-23 football team

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Egypt U-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) الفراعنة (The Pharaohs)
Association Egyptian Football Association
Sub-confederation UNAF (North Africa)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Hossam El-Badry
Home stadium Cairo International Stadium
FIFA code EGY
First colours
Second colours
Olympic Games
Appearances 11 (First in Antwerp 1920)
Best result Fourth Place Amsterdam 1928, Tokyo 1964
All-Africa Games
Appearances 7 (First in 1973)
Best result Gold Medal, Nairobi 1987, Harare 1995

The Egypt national under-23 football team (Arabic: منتخب مصر الأوليمبى‎), nicknamed The Pharaohs (Arabic: الفراعنة‎), is the national team of Egypt Under-23 and is administered by the Egyptian Football Association. The team's main objectives are to qualify and play at the All-Africa Games and Olympic Games

History[edit]

Egypt had a great history in Olympic football first time appearance was in Antwerp – Belgium during the 1920 summer Olympics played one match against Italy, first ever official international match for the Pharaohs they lost 2/1 in August 20, 1920. And the legendary story goes on, 9 more times the Egyptian flag rose in the Olympic football Erena achieving the fourth place twice in Amsterdam 1928 and Tokyo 1964. since FIFA decided to make the Olympic football an under 23 years tournament Egypt qualified Twice in Barcelona 1992, London 2012.

Player eligibility[edit]

Players who are selected, will be 23 or younger in the following Olympic year. With the next Olympics being held in Rio de Janeiro 2016, players need to born on or after 1 January 1993. At the Olympic finals tournament, the team may be supplemented with 3 over-age players.

Competitive records[edit]

Olympic Games record[edit]

Football at the Olympic Games
Appearances: 11 Qualified : 13
Year/Host Round Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Greece Athens 1896 No football tournament
France Paris 1900 Did Not Participate
United States Saint Louis 1904
United Kingdom London 1908
Sweden Stockholm 1912
Belgium Antwerp 1920 First round 1 0 0 1 1 2 No Qualification
France Paris 1924 Quarter-final 2 1 0 1 3 5
Netherlands Amsterdam 1928 Fourth Place 4 2 0 2 12 19
United States Los Angeles 1932 No football tournament
Germany Berlin 1936 First Round 1 0 0 1 1 3 No Qualification
United Kingdom London 1948 First Round 1 0 0 1 1 3
Finland Helsinki 1952 First Round 2 1 0 1 6 7
Australia Melbourne 1956 Withdrew from Finals 2 2 0 0 9 3
Italy Roma 1960 First Round 3 0 1 2 4 11 4 3 0 1 11 5
Japan Tokyo 1964 Fourth Place 6 2 1 3 18 16 4 3 1 0 14 6
Mexico Mexico 1968 Withdrew from Qualifiers
Germany Munich 1972 Did Not Qualify 2 1 0 1 2 3
Canada Montreal 1976 2 0 1 1 1 2
Soviet Union Moscow 1980 Withdrew from Finals 4 1 3 0 7 4
United States Los Angeles 1984 Quarter-final 4 1 1 2 5 5 6 3 2 1 6 3
South Korea Seoul 1988 Did Not Qualify 4 2 1 1 7 2
Total 9/19 24 7 3 14 51 71 28 15 8 5 57 28
Spain Barcelona 1992 First Round 3 1 0 2 5 6 6 4 2 0 11 3
United States Atlanta 1996 Did Not Qualify 4 2 1 1 5 4
Australia Sydney 2000 8 4 3 1 15 9
Greece Athens 2004 6 0 0 6 1 13
China Beijing 2008 4 1 2 1 6 4
United Kingdom London 2012 Quarter-final 4 1 1 2 6 8 9 5 1 3 12 6
Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2016 Did Not Qualify 1 1 0 0 4 0
Total 2/6 7 2 1 4 11 14 37 16 9 12 54 39

Results of Egypt's Senior Team in Football Olympic Competitions[edit]

Results of Egypt's Olympic Team in Football Olympic Competitions[edit]

All-Africa Games record[edit]

All-Africa Games
Appearances: 7
Year/Host Round Pld W D L GF GA
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville 1965 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Nigeria Lagos 1973 Bronze Medal 5 3 0 2 12 12
Algeria Algiers 1978 Withdrew after Round 1 3 2 1 0 6 2
Kenya Nairobi 1987 Gold Medal 5 3 1 1 7 5
Egypt Cairo 1991 Fifth Place 4 1 1 2 5 6
Zimbabwe Harare 1995 Gold Medal 5 4 0 1 8 3
South Africa Johannesburg 1999 Didn't qualify
Nigeria Abuja 2003 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 2 6
Algeria Algiers 2007 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 4 8
Mozambique Maputo 2011 Withdrew - - - - - -
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville 2015 Withdrew - - - - - -
Total 7/11 28 13 3 12 44 39

Results of Egypt's Senior Team in All Africa Games Football Competitions[edit]


Results of Egypt's Olympic Team in All Africa Games Football Competitions[edit]

Africa U-23 Cup of Nations[edit]

Africa U-23 Cup of Nations
Appearances: 2
Year/Host Round Pld W D L GF GA
Morocco Morocco 2011 Bronze Medal 5 3 0 2 7 4
Senegal Senegal 2015 Group Stage 3 0 2 1 3 4
Total 2/2 8 3 2 3 10 8

Recent and future matches[edit]

Football at the 2015 African Games – Men's qualification[edit]

First round[edit]


1 March 2015 (2015-03-01)
18:00 UTC+2
Egypt  3–0  Kenya
Rabia Goal 45'
Kahraba Goal 88'90+4' (pen.)
Report
Petro Sport Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Mokhtar Amalou (Algeria)

8 March 2015 (2015-03-08)
15:00 UTC+3
Kenya  1–1  Egypt
Omumbo Goal 22' (pen.) Report Kahraba Goal 16' (pen.)
Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos
Referee: Wisdom Chewe (Zambia)

Second round[edit]

21 March 2015 (2015-03-21)
15:30 UTC+2
Burundi  0–2  Egypt
Report Trezeguet Goal 5'
Fathi Goal 45'
Prince Louis Rwagasore Stadium, Bujumbura
Referee: Hassan Mohamed Hagi (Somalia)

12 April 2015 (2015-04-12)
18:00 UTC+2
Egypt  2–0  Burundi
Kahraba Goal 21'
Salem Goal 62'
Report
Suez Stadium, Suez
Referee: Hicham Tiazi (Morocco)

On 26 August 2015, the CAF announced that Egypt had withdrawn from the competition. Burundi, the team eliminated by Egypt in the final round, declined to replace them due to short notice. Therefore, only seven team competed in the tournament, and Group B, where Egypt were drawn in, was composed of three teams only.


2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations[edit]

2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualification[edit]

Third round[edit]

18 July 2015 (2015-07-18)
19:15 UTC+2
Egypt  4–0  Uganda
Salem Goal 7'
Kahraba Goal 68'90+2'
Sobhi Goal 79'
Report
Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Hassan Mohamed Hagi (Somalia)

1 August 2015 (2015-08-01)
16:00 UTC+3
Uganda  1–2  Egypt
Miya Goal 77' Report Kahraba Goal 18'56'

2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations Final Stage[edit]
Group stage[edit]
Group B[edit]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Algeria 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5 Knockout stage
2  Nigeria 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
3  Mali 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
4  Egypt 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

29 November 2015 (2015-11-29)
15:00
Egypt  1–1  Algeria
Kahraba Goal 54' Report Ferhat Goal 68'
Stade Caroline Faye, M'Bour
Referee: Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)

2 December 2015 (2015-12-02)
18:00
Nigeria  2–2  Egypt
Oghenekaro Goal 21' (pen.)30' (pen.) Report Sobhi Goal 47'
Amaefule Goal 54' (o.g.)
Stade Caroline Faye, M'Bour
Referee: Antoine Effa (Cameroon)

5 December 2015 (2015-12-05)
17:00
Egypt  0–1  Mali
Report Ragab Goal 18' (o.g.)
Stade Caroline Faye, M'Bour
Referee: Hudu Munyemana (Rwanda)

Recent results[edit]

Official Match Friendly Match TOTAL
Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Home Matches 3 3 0 0 8 0 3 2 0 1 10 3 6 5 0 1 18 3
Away Matches 3 2 1 0 5 2 6 3 2 1 12 9 9 5 3 1 17 11
TOTAL 6 5 1 0 13 2 9 5 2 2 22 12 15 10 3 2 35 14
ALL THE RESULTS
Date Team Result Score Type Venue #
2 September 2014 Morocco Morocco U-23 D 3–3 Friendly Match Morocco Fes Stadium, Fes, Morocco
6 September 2014 Morocco Morocco U-23 W 3–1 Friendly Match Morocco Fes Stadium, Fes, Morocco
13 November 2014 Sudan Sudan U-23 W 5–0 Friendly Match Egypt 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt
18 November 2014 Oman OMAN U-23 W 1–0 Friendly Match Oman Muskat, OMAN
13 January 2015 Ghana Ghana U-23 W 3–0 Friendly Match Egypt 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt
17 January 2015 Ghana Ghana U-23 L 2–3 Friendly Match Egypt 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt
1 March 2015 Kenya Kenya U-23 W 3–0 Football at the 2015 African Games qualification Egypt Petro Sport Stadium, Cairo, Egypt
8 March 2015 Kenya Kenya U-23 D 1–1 Football at the 2015 African Games qualification Kenya Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos, Kenya
21 March 2015 Burundi Burundi U-23 W 2–0 Football at the 2015 African Games qualification Burundi Prince Louis Rwagasore Stadium, Bujumbura, Burundi
21 March 2015 Burundi Burundi U-23 W 2–0 Football at the 2015 African Games qualification Egypt Suez Stadium, Suez, Egypt
12 June 2015 South Africa South Africa U-23 L 1–2 Friendly Match South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
18 July 2015 Uganda Uganda U-23 W 4–0 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualification Egypt Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt
1 August 2015 Uganda Uganda U-23 W 2–1 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualification Uganda Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda
8 October 2015 China China U-23 D 2–2 Friendly Match China China
8 October 2015 China China U-23 W 2–1 Friendly Match China China
19 November 2015 Cameroon Cameroon U-23 W 2–1 Friendly Match Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Stadium, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
22 November 2015 Cameroon Cameroon U-23 W 4–0 Friendly Match Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Stadium, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
29 November 2015 Algeria Algeria U-23 D 1–1 2015 CAF U-23 Championship Finals Senegal Stade Caroline Faye, M'Bour, Senegal Group B Match1
2 December 2015 Nigeria Nigeria U-23 D 2–2 2015 CAF U-23 Championship Finals Senegal Stade Caroline Faye, M'Bour, Senegal Group B Match2
5 December 2015 Mali Mali U-23 2015 CAF U-23 Championship Finals Senegal Stade Caroline Faye, M'Bour, Senegal Group B Match3

Current squad and recent call ups[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Source:[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of Birth (age) Club
1GK Mossad Awad (1993-01-15)15 January 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Al Ahly
2DF Ibrahim El-Hadad (1993-02-01)1 February 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Wadi Degla
2DF Ibrahim Hassan (1993-09-30)30 September 1993 (aged 22) Egypt Al Ahly
4FW Kahraba (1994-04-13)13 April 1994 (aged 22) Egypt Zamalek
2DF Mahmoud Metwalli (1993-01-04)4 January 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Ismaily
2DF Ramy Rabia (1993-05-20)20 May 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Al Ahly
3MF Ahmed Refeat (1993-06-20)20 June 1993 (aged 23) Egypt ENPPI
4FW Omar Bassam (1993-12-17)17 December 1993 (aged 22) Egypt Al Ahly
3MF Saleh Gomaa (1993-08-01)1 August 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Al Ahly SC
4FW Ahmed Samir (1994-08-25)25 August 1994 (aged 21) Egypt Ismaily SC
3MF Mahmoud Hamad (1993-11-10)10 November 1993 (aged 22) Egypt Ismaily
3MF Hossam Ghaly (1993-01-01)1 January 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Smouha SC
2DF Sherif Adel "Dabo" (1994-01-28)28 January 1994 (aged 22) Egypt ENPPI
1GK Mahmoud Hamdy (1993-11-01)1 November 1993 (aged 22) Egypt Zamalek
2DF Ossama Ibrahim (1993-04-01)1 April 1993 (aged 23) Egypt ENPPI
4FW Ahmed Hassan Koka (1993-03-05)5 March 1993 (aged 23) Portugal Sporting Braga
3MF Mohamed Sherif (1993-01-05)5 January 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Ismaily
3MF Mahmoud Hassan (1994-10-01)1 October 1994 (aged 21) Belgium RSC Anderlecht
1GK Hassan Mahmoud (1993-03-10)10 March 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Al-Mokawloon Al-Arab
2DF Yasser Ibrahim (1993-02-10)10 February 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Smouha SC
2DF Karim Hafez (1996-03-12)12 March 1996 (aged 20) Cyprus Omonia
2DF Ragab Nabil (1993-10-18)18 October 1993 (aged 22) Egypt Wadi Degla
3MF Ramadan Sobhy (1997-06-27)27 June 1997 (aged 19) Egypt Al Ahly
3MF Mostafa Fathi (1995-02-25)25 February 1995 (aged 21) Egypt Zamalek
3MF Mohamed Ashraf (1995-07-13)13 July 1995 (aged 21) Egypt Masry Port Said
3MF Mahmoud Hamdi (1995-06-01)1 June 1995 (aged 21) Egypt El Geish
4FW Mohamed Salem (1994-06-27)27 June 1994 (aged 22) Egypt Zamalek
4FW Amr Warda (1993-09-13) 13 September 1993 (age 22) Greece Panetolikos
3MF Islam Salah Bekhit (1994-12-01)1 December 1994 (aged 21) Egypt El Gouna FC
2DF Mostafa Gomaa (1993-04-10)10 April 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Harras El Hodoud
2DF Mohamed Adel Gomaa (1993-03-21)21 March 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Zamalek
2DF Abdelrahman Hassan (1993-01-01)1 January 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Ismaily
2DF Sayed Shabrawy (1993-04-01)1 April 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Aswan
3MF Mohamed Fathi (1993-10-15)15 October 1993 (aged 22) Egypt Petrojet
1GK Mohamed Fawzi (1993-07-10)10 July 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Ghazl Mahalla
4FW Khaled Kassab (1993-07-08)8 July 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Ghazl Mahalla
4FW Youssef Ibrahim (1995-05-26)26 May 1995 (aged 21) Egypt Ittehad Alexandria
3MF Karim Bambo (1993-05-13)13 May 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Al Ahly
4FW Shokry Naguib (1993-05-01)1 May 1993 (aged 23) Egypt Ismaily
4FW Mohamed Alaa (1995-07-01)1 July 1995 (aged 21) Egypt Ismaily
3MF Omar El Wahsh (1995-04-03)3 April 1995 (aged 21) Egypt Ismaily
3MF Abdallah Gomaa (1996-01-10)10 January 1996 (aged 20) Egypt ENPPI

Former squads[edit]

References[edit]