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Egypt beats Ghana in market value of players

Egyptian team valued at €86m, Salah tops list

The Egyptian national football team outperformed Ghana in the market value of the team, where the market value of the Egyptian national team amounts to €86m, while Ghana’s is valued at €42.15m.

According to statistics of the Transfermarkt website, the average age of Egyptian team players is 27.9 years old, against 24.4 years old for the Ghanaian team. Moreover, 17.6% of the Egyptian team are professionals abroad, against 22.9% for the Ghana team.

The average price for players of Ghana is €1.8m, while Egyptian players’ average value stands at €3.1m.

Egypt has qualified to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after topping its group with 13 points collected through winning four of its games and ending with a draw in one. The game set to be played on Sunday will not have an impact on the qualifications.

In addition, Egypt is ranked 30th on the ranking of the International Football Association (FIFA), while Ghana comes in at 52nd. Egypt has also won seven African Championships, versus four for Ghana.

Liverpool winger and Egyptian team player Mohamed Salah is the most expensive Egyptian player in the national team, with a net worth of €40m. On the other hand, Daniel Amartey is the most expensive player in Ghana, with a market value of only €5m.

The Egyptian team will meet Ghana on Sunday at the end of the qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The Egyptian team includes 24 players, not including Mohamed Salah, who is on a break, next to members of the technical, administrative, and medical staff, as well as the board of directors of the whole Egyptian Football Association. The mission is headed by Hany Abu Reda, head of the Egyptian Football Association and supervisor of the national team.

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