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Egypt national football team

men's national association football team representing Egypt

Egypt national football team is the national football team of Egypt.

Egypt
Nickname(s)The Pharaohs
(Egyptian Arabic: الفراعنة‎ El Phara'ena)
AssociationEgyptian Football Association
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationUNAF (North Africa)
Head coachJavier Aguirre
CaptainAhmed El Mohamady
Most capsAhmed Hassan (184)
Top scorerHossam Hassan (69)
Home stadiumStade El Geish - Alexandria
FIFA codeEGY
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 57 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest9 (July – September 2010, December 2010)
Lowest75 (March 2013)
Elo ranking
Current 54 Decrease 4 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest14 (August 2010)
Lowest62 (9 March 1986, 12 June 1997)
First international
 Italy 2–1 Egypt 
(Ghent, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
Biggest win
 Egypt 15–0 Laos 
(Jakarta, Indonesia; 15 November 1963)[3]
Biggest defeat
 Italy 11-3 Egypt 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 9 June 1928)
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1934)
Best resultRound of 16 (1934)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances24 (first in 1957)
Best resultChampions (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)
Confederations Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1999)
Best resultGroup stage (1999, 2009)

Most appearancesEdit

As of 4 June 2016
Most Caps[4]
# Player Caps Goals Career
1 Ahmed Hassan 184 33 1995–2012
2 Hossam Hassan 178 68 1985–2006
3 Essam El-Hadary 144 0 1996–
4 Ibrahim Hassan 131 14 1988–2002
5 Hany Ramzy 123 3 1988–2003
6 Wael Gomaa 114 1 2001–2013
7 Ahmed El-Kass 112 25 1987–1997
Abdel-Zaher El-Saqqa 112 4 1997–2010
9 Ahmed Fathy 110 3 2002–0000
10 Rabie Yassin 109 1 1982–1991

Top scorersEdit

As of 4 June 2016
Top Goalscorers[4]
# Player Goals Caps Goals ratio Career
1 Hossam Hassan 68 178 0.38 1985–2006
2 Hassan El-Shazly 42 62 0.67 1961–1975
3 Mohamed Aboutrika 38 100 0.38 2001–2013
4 Ahmed Hassan 33 184 0.18 1995–2012
5 Amr Zaki 30 63 0.48 2004–2013
6 Emad Moteab 28 70 0.40 2004–0000
3 Mohamed Salah 39 62 0.60 2011–0000
8 Ahmed El-Kass 25 112 0.22 1987–1997
9 Gamal Abdelhamid 24 79 0.30 1979–1993
10 Mahmoud El Khatib 24 54 0.44 1974–1986

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. http://www.superkoora.com/ar/match/55084/stats[permanent dead link]
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hazem Adel. "Egypt - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2013-09-13.