Egypt’s next national team manager will probably be a foreigner, according to the Egyptian Football Association’s Khaled Lateef.
Egyptian Football Association chief Hany Abou Rida says the search for the next Egypt national team manager has begun.
Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1 in each team’s final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a match marred by officiating controversy and the continuation of trends for the Pharaohs under manager Hector Cuper.
Egypt’s first World Cup finals since 1990 ended just as quickly as it began, with the Pharaohs succumbing to their second loss in as many games, this time 3-1 to hosts Russia.
Egypt let a masterful defensive performance go by the wayside in its first World Cup match in 28 years, conceding a 90th minute goal to José Giménez in a loss to Uruguay.
Egypt completed its preparation for next week’s FIFA World Cup in disturbing fashion, losing 3-0 away to Belgium.
Though Egypt has one World Cup warm-up left to play, Wednesday vs. Belgium, we already have a pretty good idea of how they’ll lineup for their first FIFA World Cup finals appearance in 28 years, baring any further injuries or unforeseen events.