The Egyptian men's team is classified into three different generations, the first being those players who joined the National Team during the period 1990 – 1999, and participated in all Continental and International competitions played by their team, from the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games to the 2006 World Championships in Japan. The oldest player in the team, captain Awad Hamdy thus joined the National Team in 1990.
The second generation is composed of those players born in 1983-1984, who joined the Egyptian National Youth Team and participated in the 2001 Youth Boys' World Championship in Egypt, where they got the fourth ranking position. Then they qualified on the continental level and participated in the 2003 Junior Men World Championship in Iran. They represent the majority of the Senior team now, starting their victories with the Senior team in the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Spain. They took the gold medal. Then they qualified to the 2005 World Grand Champions Cup in Japan by winning the African Nations Championship . They also qualified on the continental level to the 2006 World Championship in Japan and to the 2006 World League, making it the first ever African representation in this tournament.
The third generation who born in 1985 and after, and recently joined the Senior National Team.
Egypt was the Volleyball leader in Africa, where they participated in most international competitions after qualifying continentally. The team won the African Nations Championship in 1983 to qualify to the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The Egyptian National men's Team qualified to the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
The Egyptian Senior men's team qualified to the 2002 World Championships in Argentina. They also participated in the 2003 World Cups in Japan.