Egypt Football Association Announces New Coaching Staff Under Hossam Hassan’s Leadership

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The Egyptian Football Association announced that they have parted ways with Portuguese coach Rui Vitoria and his coaching staff. Following the team’s disappointing elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations, there were calls for his departure due to the team’s lackluster performances throughout the tournament.  During Vitoria’s tenure, Egypt experienced mixed results, with 12 wins, five draws, and one defeat. Egypt failed to secure a victory in the tournament and was eliminated in the round of 16 after a penalty shootout loss to DR Congo, leading to Vitoria’s departure. Despite speculation surrounding the potential appointment of former Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia manager Herve Renard, it appears that the EFA has chosen a different path. To fill the gap, Mohamed Youssef, a seasoned coach with previous successes, has been appointed as the interim manager. Youssef, known for leading Ahly to victory in the CAF Champions League in 2013, brings valuable experience to the role. He is expected to transition to an assistant position once the EFA appoints a permanent coach. Hossam Hassan, a former manager of Smouha and Al-Masry, has emerged as the frontrunner for the position, as reported by…

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