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RIO 2016 M: Egypt coach takes 13 players to Rio, one will be crossed out

by WoV
source: cavb.org; Photo: fivb.com

Egypt Men’s National Team coaching staff announced list of 13 players to take to the final stage of preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.



Newly promoted head coach Sherif El Shemerly, who succeeded Italian Flavio Gulinelli one month ago, will cross out one player from the list just before the start of the Olympics.

Egypt will participate for the fifth time in the Olympic indoor volleyball tournament (August 6-21) and have been drawn into Pool B where will face Poland, Russia, Iran, Argentina and Cuba.

Preliminary list of Egypt NT:

Setters – Ashraf Aboulhassan, Hossam Youssif

Opposites – Ahmed Salah, Ahmed Kotb, Reda Heikal

Middle blockers – Mamdouh Abdelmoneim, Abdelhalim Ebo, Mohamed Adel

Receivers/outside hitters – Mohamed Abdelmoneim, Ahmed Youssif, Mohamed Elhosseini, Omar Naguib

Libero – Ahmed Abdel Aal.


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