An official source in the Egyptian Football Association confirmed that there is a reservation about the appointment of a foreign technical director for the Egypt national team In the coming period, he will succeed Hossam Al-Badri.
The Football Association decided to thank the technical staff of the Egyptian national team led by him Hossam El BadryThe team drew 1-1 with Gabon in the second round of the African qualifiers for the World Cup.
The source said, in exclusive statements to “Baloulat”: “There is a reservation about appointing a foreign technical director to the Egyptian team since the beginning, and the state’s direction is to appoint an Egyptian coach for the team, so the focus was on the file of the national coach.”
He continued: “Hossam Hassan’s name was not proposed to take over the position of coach of the Egyptian national team. There is a personal reservation about it on the part of the current administration of the Federation.”
He continued: “The candidates are Ihab Jalal and Shawky Gharib, and the name of Hassan Shehata was also put forward. These are the trio that the Football Association is choosing between them at the present time, and the Federation will give the trio the freedom to form the auxiliary apparatus.”
The source concluded: “The Football Association decided to set a fee for the new technical staff less than what Hossam El-Badri and his apparatus were receiving.”