Roed Kroll, the Egyptian star maker, celebrates his 72nd birthday today


Today, Wednesday, the Dutch national, Ruud Kroll, the former technical director of the national team, celebrates his 72nd birthday, as he was born on March 24, 1949 in Amsterdam, and Kroll is one of the training signs that put a strong imprint on the Egyptian stadiums, after he led the Egyptian Olympic team and the first national team, in addition Zamalek club for the 2007/2008 season and won the Egypt Cup with him.

Kroll has a proven track record, whether as a player or coach, as he led many clubs in the Middle East and was famous for his strength in North African clubs in particular.

Ruud Kroll played as a defender in Ajax Amsterdam, winning three European Champions League titles and the Intercontinental Cup with him, while he participated with the Netherlands national football team and twice reached the FIFA World Cup Final.

Kroll played from 1968 until 1986 with four teams from four different countries, namely Ajax Amsterdam from 68 – 80, with White Caps Vancouver Canadian season 80, and with Italian club Napoli during the period from 80-84, and ended his life with the French Cannes Association during the period 84–86.

Kroll led many clubs and teams, on top of which was his experience with the Olympic team and his success in reaching the final match against his Nigerian counterpart in the African qualifiers for the Athens 96 Olympiad, in which the Nigerian national team won the title.

And Kroll made a generation Egyptian ball Led by Hazem Imam, Essam El-Hadary, Hisham Hanafi, Ali Maher and Sami Shirts, which called the Football Association at the time to escalate it to lead the national team in the African Nations Cup in 96 in South Africa. Indeed, the Dutch Khawaja succeeded in creating a new generation of Egyptian football, led by the Olympic team players, with a restaurant with a number of players. The elders, led by Ahmed El-Kass and Samir Kamouna, the national team went out of the round of 16 after a 4-goal defeat against its Zambian counterpart, after which the coach left.

Kroll returned to Egypt from the gate of the Zamalek club, where he led the sons of Mitt Oqba in the 2007/2008 season and won the Egyptian Cup with him, while he lost the League Championship to leave at the end of the season as well.


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