Egypt's under-23 coach Shawky Gharib wants Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah to be one of his over-age players at the Olympics next year.
Liverpool and Egypt's Mohamed Salah
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah could be picked as an overage player by Egypt at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Egypt's under-23 coach Shawky Gharib says Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is his first choice for an over-age player next year's Olympics in Tokyo.

The Egyptians qualified for the men's football tournament at the Tokyo games by winning the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations on home soil.

While qualifying for the men's football at the Olympics is restricted to under-23 players teams can name three over-age players for the tournament at the Games.