The day after the Pharaohs drew with Gabon in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) fired the national team coach Hossam al-Badry on Monday.
“The association decided in an emergency meeting…thanks to the coaches and technicians for their services to the national team,” EFA said in a short statement on its social media account.
EFA added that it expects to appoint a new coach within 48 hours.
Egypt’s poor performance against Gabon on Sunday, need to tie the score in the 90th minute to save a point, and beat Angola 1-0 in the previous World Cup qualifiers, which caused disappointed fans on social media. Angry criticism.
The Pharaohs star Mohamed Salah (Mohamed Salah) lined up for the Gabon game after missing the Angola game because his club Liverpool refused to release him because the country is on the British government’s Covid-19 national red list, and the striker will Forced to return to England before him.
Badri has been in the job for two years, and he said he refused to resign under the pressure of Education for All, forcing it to fire him.
The coach pointed out that the Pharaohs are still at the top of the World Cup qualifiers with 4 points, and he has guided them to qualify for the African Cup of Nations to be held in Cameroon next year.