The Egypt national team is set to arrive in Uganda today evening ahead of their 2018 Russia World Cup qualification match against the Cranes.
The Pharaohs are scheduled to arrive at Entebbe International airport at 9 pm and will be accommodated at Sheraton Kampala.
They will conduct a training session at Namboole stadium on Wednesday as per the FIFA rules which dictate that the away side trains on the pitch the where the match will be played.
Uganda faces Egypt on Thursday at the Mandela National stadium in the first leg before Cranes head to Alexandria to face-off again with the Pharaohs on September 5.
Egypt lead Group E with six points after earning two wins and will hope to go further on the top with a third victory over the second-placed Cranes who are just two points away from the Pharaohs.
The game will be officiated at by 42-year-old Mauritanian referee Ali Lemghaifry.
Egypt provisional squad:
Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekrami (Ahly), Ahmed El-Shennawy (Zamalek), Mohamed Awaad (Ismaily), Essam El-Hadary (Taawoun, Saudi).
Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, England), Saad Samir (Ahly), Rami Rabia (Ahly), Ali Gabr (Zamalek), Ahmed Fathi (Ahly), Ayman Ashraf (Ahly), Mohamed Fathi (Ismaily), Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Ahly Jeddah, KSA), Ahmed Hegazy (West Bromwich, England), Omar Gaber (Basel, Switzerland), Karim Hafiz (Lens, France).
Midfielders: Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Ahmed El-Sheikh (Ahly), Hossam Ashour (Ahly), Abdallah El-Said (Ahly), Saleh Gomaa (Ahly).
Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England), Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan (Kasimpasa, Turkey), Sam Morsi (Wigan, England), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, England)
Strikers: Hossam Hassan (Smouha), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England), Ahmed Koka (Sporting Braga, Portugal), Mostafa Fathi (Taawoun, Saudi).