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Egypt
Nickname(s) The Pharaohs
(Egyptian Arabic: الفراعنة El Phara'ena)
Association Egyptian Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation UNAF (North Africa)
Head coach Javier Aguirre
Captain Ahmed El Mohamady
Most caps Ahmed Hassan (184)
Top scorer Hossam Hassan (69)
Home stadium Stade El Geish - Alexandria
FIFA code EGY
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 57 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 9 (July – September 2010, December 2010)
Lowest 75 (March 2013)
Elo ranking
Current 54 Decrease 4 (3 March 2019)
Highest 14 (August 2010)
Lowest 62 (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)
Biggest defeat
 Italy 11-3 Egypt 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 9 June 1928)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (first in 1934)
Best result Round of 16 (1934)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 24 (first in 1957)
Best result Champions (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 1999)
Best result Group stage (1999, 2009)

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

Most appearances

Most Caps
# 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 scorers

Top Goalscorers
# 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

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