Friday, January 15, 2021
Hassanein Hamza, the historic masseur for the Egyptian national team, died Friday morning due to a health crisis.
The Egyptian Football Association, headed by Ahmed Mujahid, mourned the death of Hassanein Hamza.
The Football Association said in a statement on its social media accounts: “Captain Hassanein Hamza, the masseur of the national team for nearly 40 years, met his Lord’s face this morning after a health crisis, leaving a huge legacy of love for all of the Egyptian Football Association family and national teams.” .
He added: “The great late is a witness to the achievements of Egyptian football, as he was a member of the medical apparatus of the Olympic team during the Los Angeles 1984 and Barcelona 1992 Olympic tournaments and the first national team in the 1990 and 2018 World Cups, in addition to his participation in the national team with four African Nations Cups in 1998 and 2006, 2008 and 2010. ”
He concluded by saying: “The Egyptian Football Association headed by Ahmed Mujahid, members of the board of directors, the executive director, heads and members of the federation committees, directors of departments, branches of the federation and its employees, and the technical, medical and administrative bodies of the national teams mourn with great sadness the late one who was and will remain one of the prominent signs in the national teams, asking God Almighty. To be covered by the rivers of mercy, to place him in the homes of the righteous, to dwell in his spaciousness and to inspire us, his family and all his lovers, beautiful patience, and that God and to Him we shall return.
It is noteworthy that the Egyptian team will play next March against Kenya and Comoros in the fifth and sixth rounds of the qualifiers for the African Nations Cup finals in Cameroon.