The Egyptian Football Association’s normalization committee, chaired by Ahmed Megahed, will hold a press conference on Thursday, to introduce the new coaching staff of the Egyptian national football team, led by Portuguese head coach Carlos Queiroz, who arrived in Cairo in the past. hours to officially take over the task.
Queiroz had held a meeting with Ahmed Megahed and members of the association upon his arrival in Cairo to settle the situation and agree on all matters related to the team in the coming period.
It is expected that the press conference will be attended by members of the assistant staff, including Diaa El-Sayed, general coach, Mohamed Shawky, assistant coach, Issam El-Hadary, goalkeeper coach, and Wael Gomaa , the National team. manager, in addition to the foreign trio of the assistant coach.
During the conference, Queiroz announces the roadmap for the Pharaohs in the coming period, in particular that the technical director looks for a good start and to stand up on all matters related to the team before the next camp the first October, and to play a friendly match in preparation for the two confrontations with Libya on October 9 and 12 as part of the African qualifiers for the World Cup.
It is largely planned to start the national team’s camp on September 30 with the local players, after Queiroz asked to start the camp earlier to fix the situation and get to know the players.
In another context, Megahed is experiencing difficult times after the emergence of the Group of 51 following the meeting held by a number of clubs and they decided in an official memorandum to hold an extraordinary general assembly of the association within 15 days after the request meets the quorum.
This step undermines Megahed’s plan to remain president of the Football Association for a long time. The Group of 51 could cancel all these plans, after demanding that certain changes be made to the draft statutes and the formation of a committee of four members to lead the association until a new council is elected. administration.
Megahed confirmed that the Football Association’s board of directors continues to implement the roadmap set by the International Federation, FIFA, which leads to the election of a board of directors, and that it awaits publication of the new status.