The Portuguese national team coach, Carlos Queiroz, has become a complex for the Moroccan team, after he managed to win it three times during his technical leadership of three different teams, the last of which was today with the Pharaohs in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup currently held in Kiron.
The Portuguese Queiroz began his victories over Morocco when he was at the helm of the technical leadership of the South African team, winning 3/1 in the 2002 African Cup of Nations, while the second victory was when he was coach of the Iranian national team in the 2018 World Cup and won with a goal without a response.
In a related context, the national team succeeded in achieving two consecutive victories over the lions for the first time in the history of the confrontations that brought them together. The first was in the African Nations in Gabon 2017, when the Pharaohs won with a goal of electrification and the second in a row in the African Nations currently held in Cameroon.
Egypt qualified for the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship, after defeating Morocco with two goals against one goal, in the match that brought them together today at Ahmedou Ahidjo Stadium, to face Cameroon in the semi-finals..
The original time ended with a 1-1 draw, and Morocco’s Sofiane Boufal advanced in the 5th minute from a penalty kick in the first half, before Mohamed Salah equalized for the Pharaohs in the 54th minute, and Mahmoud Trezeguet scored the second goal in the first overtime..
The Egyptian national team started the match with a formation that included: Mohamed Abu Jabal in the goalkeeper, Omar Kamal Abdel Wahed, Mohamed Abdel Moneim, Ahmed Hegazy, Ahmed Fattouh, Mohamed Elneny, Amr Al-Sulayya, Ayman Ashraf, Mohamed Salah, Omar Marmoush and Mustafa Mohamed.
Mohamed Salah, the star of the Egyptian national team and Liverpool, raised his score in the Pharaohs shirt to 6 goals in the African Nations Championships, preceded by Hassan El-Shazly with 12 goals, Hossam Hassan with 11 goals, Ahmed Hassan with 8 goals, and Ali Abu Greisha and Taher Abu Zaid with 7 goals.
“Reader. Infuriatingly humble travel enthusiast. Extreme food scholar. Writer. Communicator.”