Portuguese coach Rui Vitoria has called up 11 players in the preliminary list of professional players for the October camp, scheduled for October 9-17.

The list included: Mohamed Salah, Mohamed El-Nini, Mahmoud Hassan "Trezeguet", Tarek Hamed, Ahmed Hassan "Coca", Mustafa Mohamed, Omar Marmoush, Hamdi Fathi, Mohamed Sherif, Sam Morsi and Ahmed Hamdi.

During this camp, the "Pharaohs" will play two friendly matches, the first against Zambia on October 12th, and the second against Algeria on October 16th.

Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain will host both matches.

The training camp comes as part of Egypt's preparations for the 2026 World Cup qualifiers in November and the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Côte d'Ivoire next January.