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Injured Salah included

Cairo, June 4: Egypt head coach Hector Cuper on Monday announced the final squad for the World Cup, with Liverpool injured forward Mohamed Salah included. Salah, the 2018 Best African Footballer, is seen by Egyptians as a national hero who finally secured his country a seat in the world’s top football competition after 28 years of absence. Egyptians hang much hope on Salah, who was recently named the English Premier League 2018 player of the year, to help the national team advance beyond the group stage in Russia. IANS