EFA to choose one of Ehab Galal or Hassan Shehata

CAIRO –11 September 2019: The five-member committee of the Football Federation will hold a friendly session on Wednesday to discuss the file of the new coach succeeding Mexican Javier Aguirre. He will be one of two candidates: Ehab Galal or Hassan Shehata.

EFA appointed a committee, which includes five members, to choose the next coach for the Egyptian national team.

EFA’s committee is about to offer the position to EhabGalal.

Essam Al-Hadari was also confirmed as coach of the team's goalkeepers within the assisting team of Hassan Shehata, while the position of the coach is still in doubt. It will be one of the following names: Abdel Zaher El Sakka, Mohamed Shawky, EmadMeteb and Hosni Abd Rabbo.

Egypt was eliminated from the 16th round of AFCON as South Africa won the game 1-0 thanks to a late goal from their winger, Thembinkosi Lorch. Following the game, Egyptian Football Association President Hany Abo Rida sacked the Egyptian national team coaching staff on the early hours of Sunday. Abo Rida, as well as many board members, resigned from their position.

Football Federation officials continued that the final names are EhabGalal, Hossam Al-Badri, TalatYousef, Hassan Shehata and Tarek el Ashry.

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