It feels like only yesterday Egypt’s national team was living up to its nickname, presiding over a dynasty of three successive Africa Cup of Nations titles. However so much has happened in the North African nation since then that the Pharaohs’ 2006-2010 three-peat feels as ancient as their namesake.
With less than three months remaining until the kick-off of Africa’s showpiece football festival in Egypt, we take our first guess at what the host nation’s squad… Read more “Egypt AFCON Mock Squad 1.0”
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.
Newly-signed Egypt manager Javier Aguirre has hired a bevy of Spaniards to help navigate the Pharaohs’ next four years.
It had to happen sometime. The man, the myth, the legend Essam El-Hadary finally whistled full-time on his international football career this week at the age of 45.
Egyptian Football Association officials are split on who to hire as the Pharaohs’ new manager.
The search for Egypt’s new manager is in full-swing, but just how close are the Pharaohs to finding Héctor Cúper’s successor?
Though Egypt has one World Cup warm-up left to play, Wednesday vs. Belgium, we already have a pretty good idea of how they’ll lineup for their first FIFA World Cup finals appearance in 28 years, baring any further injuries or unforeseen events.
We’re just hours from finding out which 23 players will be traveling to Russia as part of Egypt’s first World Cup squad since 1990.