Egypt Sack Head Coach After Just Three Games In Charge

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has fires head coach Ehab Galal after simply three video games answerable for the Pharaohs, BBC Sport experiences.

Galal changed Carlos Queiroz in April after the Pharaohs did not qualify for the 2022 World Cup following defeat to Senegal within the play-offs.

But the 54-year-old was dismissed after a shock 2-0 defeat to Ethiopia in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier adopted by a 4-1 pleasant loss in opposition to South Korea.

EFA board member Hazem Emam stated they’ll look to nominate a international coach.

Galal was appointed by Egypt after a season at Cairo-based Pyramids and beforehand managed a number of different membership sides together with Zamalek, El Masry, and Al Ahly Tripoli.

In his first match in cost in June, the Pharaohs edged Guinea 1-0 in a Nations Cup qualifier.

But defeats to Ethiopia and South Korea proved expensive for Galal.

Emam stated the EFA was “in talks with several foreign coaches” and also will herald a technical director.

“I want to thank coach Ehab Galal, a really respectful man, who has labored underneath some powerful circumstances.

“I want to apologise to him, but sometimes the pressure is too much and we saw it would be better for everyone to change.”

Queiroz, the previous Portugal and Iran coach and assistant supervisor to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, had led Egypt to the AFCON remaining in Cameroon, the place they had been crushed on penalties by Senegal.

Egypt then misplaced to the identical opposition – once more in a spot-kick shootout – within the play-offs for the World Cup in Qatar.

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