The Egyptian Soccer Affiliation has formally appointed Carlos Queiroz as the brand new head coach of the nationwide soccer group.
The Portuguese coach has labored with Manchester United and Actual Madrid, and has coached the nationwide groups of Portugal, Colombia, Iran, and South Africa, amongst others.
Egypt’s teaching workers may also embrace Diaa Elsayed as common coach, Mohamed Shawky as assistant coach, and Essam El Hadary as goalkeeping coach.
Queiroz is but to select a efficiency analyst and rehabilitation specialist.
Queiroz has received a number of awards as a coach in junior ranges, and has been profitable at senior and membership ranges, primarily as Alex Ferguson’s assistant supervisor at Manchester United.
He’s the longest-serving supervisor within the historical past of the Iran nationwide soccer group, serving for nearly eight years between 2011 and 2019. He’s the one supervisor within the nation’s historical past to steer the nationwide group to 2 consecutive World Cups (2014 and 2018).
Queiroz took over as the brand new supervisor of Colombia in 2019 on a three-year contract. His begin was not very unhealthy as Colombia reached the quarterfinals within the 2019 Copa America. Nevertheless, Colombia’s efficiency slipped disastrously within the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 0–3 house loss to Uruguay (their worst ever house loss for 82 years) earlier than being shockingly thrashed 1–6 by Ecuador, and this lastly put the top of Carlos Queiroz’s reign as Colombia’s boss.
In the meantime, the normalising committee of the Egyptian Soccer Affiliation (ECA), headed by Ahmed Megahed, introduced the main points of the 2021/22 season, with the Egyptian Tremendous Cup to be held between Al Ahly and Tala’a Al-Gaish on 21 September.