The Egyptian Football Association has shortlisted four potential managers to take over as coach of Egypt’s national team.
The Egyptian Football Association has entered preliminary contract negotiations with Herve Renard and Luiz Scolari, according to reports.
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.
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.
Surprises were the story Monday as Egypt named it’s final 23-man squad for its first World Cup finals appearance since 1990.