The Ghanaian Football Association postponed the game with Egypt in the final round of the African World Cup Qualifiers to 15 October, the first day of Eid Al-Adha.
The game was originally scheduled for 13 October in Baba Yara stadium in Kumasi, but the Ghanaians decided to postpone the game; it will be held at 6pm CLT.
Egyptian Football Association set 19 November as the date for the return leg. The venue of the game will be Cairen 30 June Stadium in the Fifth Settlement.
Egyptian team coach, Bob Bradley, chose a preliminary list of 33 players for the game. Ten of those are foreign-based, according to the Egyptian football association.
The American coach decided that a training camp will be held on Wednesday in Air Defence Club, foreign-based players will not participate in this camp.
The players chosen are:
Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy (Al-Ahly SC), Ahmed Al-Shennawy (Al-Masry SC), Mohamed Sobhy (Ismaily FC)
Defenders: Adam El-Abd (Brighton & Hove Albion, England), Wael Gomaa (Al-Ahly SC), Mohamed Naguib (Al-Ahly SC), Ramy Rabia(Al-Ahly SC), Ahmed Saeed “Oka”(Lierse FC, Belgium), Ahmed Fathi (Al-Ahly SC), Ahmed Al-Mohammady (Hull City, England), Ahmed Shedid Qenawy (Al-Ahly SC), Sayed Moawad (Al-Ahly SC), Mohamed Abdel Shafy (Zamalek SC)
Midfielders: Mohamed Al-Neny (Basel FC, Switzerland), Ibrahim Salah (Al-Orouba, Saudi Arabia), Hossam Ghaly (Lierse FC, Belgium), Hossam Ashour (Al-Ahly SC), Omar Gaber (Zamalek SC), Hosny Abd Rabu (Ismaily FC), Amr Al-Soleya (Ismaily FC), Mohamed Salah (Basel FC, Switzerland), Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” (Luzern FC, Switzerland), Abdallah Al-Saeed (Al-Ahly SC), Walid Soliman (Al-Ahly SC), Mohamed Abou Trika (Al-Ahly SC), Mohamed Ibrahim (Zamalek SC), Mahmoud Abdel Razek “Shikabala” (Zamalek SC), Ahmed Eid Abdel Malek (Zamalek SC), Ahmed Hamoudy (Semouha SC)
Forwards: Mohamed Nagy “Gedo” (Hull City, England), Amr Zaki (Al-Salmiyah, Kuwait), Ahmed Hassan “Koka” (Rio Ave, Portugal), Ahmed Temsah (Al-Dakhliya SC)