Ahmed Hassan, the Egyptian National Team skipper, was excluded from the squad after he started negotiations with the rivals Zamalek while Sayed Moawad was excluded after having a problem with Manuel Jose during the previous disappointing 2-2 draw with Semouha.
Mohamed Shawky, the defensive midfielder, and Mohamed AbouTrika, the magician, were excluded from the squad after not fully recovering their injuries.
GK: Ahmed Adel Abdel Menem, Mahmoud Abou El So’oud
DF: Wael Gomaa, Ahmed El Sayed, Sherif Abdel Fadeel, Ayman Ashraf, Rami Rabee’a
MF: Hossam Ghaly, Mohamed Barakat, Shehab El Din, Motaz Eno, Amir Saiood, Ahmed Fathi, Abdel Hamid Shabana,
FW: Emad Meteb, Dominic Da Silva, Mohamed Nagy Geddo, Osama Hosni