date of publication:
June 26, 2022 9:31 GMT
Update date: June 26, 2022 10:25 GMT
Sports journalist Ahmed Schubert revealed that the Portuguese Paulo Sousa is the closest to taking over the leadership of the Egyptian national team in the coming period, succeeding former coach Ihab Galal.
Paulo Sousa is currently available for negotiation, especially after the termination of his contract several months ago with the Brazilian Flamengo.
The Football Association had thanked Ihab Jalal during the past two weeks, and announced his intention to sign a foreign coach in the coming period.
Schubert said, on Sunday, on his radio program: “I think Paulo Sousa is the closest to leading the Egyptian national team. Al-Hadary, and the man will bring the assistant crew with him, and announce it within hours, and the matter is over.”
Gamal Allam, president of the Egyptian Football Association, said that the name of the new coach of the Egyptian national team will be determined during the next meeting of the board of directors.
Gamal Allam said during an interview with him on the “Action with Walid” program, Saturday evening: “There was a committee from the Ministry of Youth and Sports (due to the Al-Ahly and Wydad match crisis) and it identified certain points and we must respect them, and at the same time we are trying to develop within the Federation, there is a committee present. In Jabaliya, you see her work, and then the decision will come to light.”
He added, “Hazem Emam and Mohamed Barakat are in charge of the file of the new coach of the Egyptian national team, and they have more than one biography of some coaches, and at the next meeting of the Board of Directors during the next week, we will determine the name of the new coach.”
When asked about his previous statements regarding the Egyptian team’s need for a foreign technical director during the travel of the South Korean national team’s delegation to play the friendly match: “I said that Hazem and Barakat have CVs, and we also need a technical director for the Football Association, the Olympic team and the first team, and God willing, we will achieve the aspirations of the people The Egyptian in choices.”
Gamal Allam – President of the Egyptian Football Association: The next meeting of the federation will announce the name of the new coach of the Egyptian team.. There are no big dues to the referees.. We stand at the same distance from everyone and it is not true that we are complimenting the Future Club.
– Action with Waleed (@ActionMa3Waleed) June 25, 2022
It is noteworthy that Sousa began his coaching career in 2005 with his country’s under-16 team, then led Queens Park Rangers of Scotland, Swansea City of Wales, and Leicester City of England.
Then the 51-year-old led the Hungarian team Videoton, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Swiss Basel and Italian Fiorentina.
That was before he landed in China to train Tianjin Teda, then Bordeaux, the Polish national team, and finally Flamengo.
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