Aguirre’s system eliminates the need for a playmaker, allowing two pressing wing-forwards to hug inside while the wing-backs advance to take their place. At least one central midfielder than veers forward in support. This results in no less than six, often seven players aiding in attack.
Egypt got back on course to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday with the type of stellar attacking display that fans have been craving. Namely, a 6-0 thrashing of Niger at the Stad El Geish in Alexandria.
On the eve of Egypt’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger, new manager Javier Aguirre revealed a little bit about how he plans to run things at the Pharaohs’ helm.
Newly-signed Egypt manager Javier Aguirre has hired a bevy of Spaniards to help navigate the Pharaohs’ next four years.
New faces abound as Javier Aguirre names his first squad as Egypt manager ahead of the Pharaohs’ Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger.
Egypt was the FIFA World Ranking’s biggest loser in August, plummeting 20 spots to 65th internationally and 11th in Africa.
Javier Aguirre has been chosen as Egypt’s next national team manager, succeeding Argentine Hector Cuper.