09/08/2021 at 5:28 PM CEST
The Portuguese Carlos Queiroz was appointed this Wednesday the new coach of Egypt, after the Federation the country announced the dismissal of the Egyptian Hossam al Badry after the draw of the ‘pharaohs’ against Gabon during the qualifying match for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
In a statement, the Egyptian Football Association announced its decision to appoint Queiroz as the new coach of the Egyptian team, which is playing for the World Cup qualification.
The 68-year-old Portuguese coach, a former coach of countries such as Colombia, Iran and Portugal, as well as a former Real Madrid coach, was named after Al Badry’s dismissal due to the team’s poor performance.
Egypt, one of the most powerful teams in Africa and with footballers of the stature of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, is playing for the World Cup qualification after a draw with Gabon relegated them to second place in the Group F.
That group is made up of Libya, Gabon and Angola, very affordable selections for Egyptians.
According to the statement from the Egyptian Association, Queiroz will arrive in Cairo with his team at the end of next week to start preparing the next matches, decisive for Egypt to once again be among the contending countries of the Qatar Soccer World Cup. 2022.