The truth about Queiroz's apology for returning to the Egyptian national team... and Cooper's position after the dismissal of Jalal

Member of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Football Association, Hazem Emam, revealed many questions revolving in the sports street, most notably what was reported about the return of Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz to coach the Egyptian team again, despite the termination of his contract by mutual consent after the failure to reach the World Cup “Qatar 2022”, and the contract With national coach Ihab Galal, who was soon sacked due to Ethiopia's unexpected defeat in the African Nations Cup qualifiers and a 1-4 friendly loss against South Korea, as well as the low level of the Pharaohs team.

Hazem Imam said in a press conference, the facts of which were published by the Egyptian media, "I love Queiroz, and it is a great job in a very short period of time, and he is one of the important coaches who came to Egypt, and one of the names nominated to train the Egyptian national team."

He continued, "We communicated with him through Helmy Mashhour, who is a dear friend of his, and he was close to him during the African Nations Cup."

As for whether Queiroz had apologized for coaching the Egyptian national team, and if his priority was to return, Hazem Imam said: “By God, he did not apologize, as it is said, and did not give a definitive answer. ".

And about Argentine coach Hector Cuper, who led Egypt to the World Cup "Russia 2018," he said: "He has a lot of Queiroz, discipline and commitment in the camp, and everything is available."

On the date of announcing the name of the new coach of the Egyptian national team, he said: “We want a coach who will be present for 4 years, throughout the term of the council, and I do not want to rush in choosing the coach. We will try to reach the coach’s name quickly, but I cannot set the date for announcing his name.”

It is noteworthy that the Egyptian team lost the African Nations Cup qualifiers match with Ethiopia by two clean goals in a disastrous match in which the Pharaohs would have suffered a great defeat had it not been for Ethiopia’s players to waste the opportunities achieved in front of the goal and the brilliance of goalkeeper Mohamed Abu Jabal in addressing frank solitaries, and that the Pharaohs did not present the usual level amid harsh criticism For the performance, coach Ehab Galal assumed his responsibility.

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