11:44 PM | Tuesday 05 October 2021
Officials of the Football Association, headed by Ahmed Mujahid, began studying and reviewing the decision that was taken to appoint Shawky Gharib He was appointed as the technical director of the Olympic team last week, after the Ministry of Sports recommended freezing him, after the revolution of the Egyptian sports street and the big football stars who expressed their strong opposition to him.
The Ministry of Sports recommends freezing the appointment of Shawky Gharib
A source in the Football Association confirmed to “Al-Watan Sport” that the Ministry of Sports, led by Ashraf Sobhi It recommended freezing the appointment of Shawky Gharib as technical director of the Olympic team until the holding of the Football Association elections, which are likely to be held during the current month of October.
The decision to appoint Shawky Gharib as coach of the Egyptian Olympic team sparked widespread controversy, especially since he had left the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a loss from Brazil.
Mujahid announces the most appropriate date for the elections of Jabalia
The tripartite committee headed by Ahmed Mujahid, who runs the Football Association, announced that the current time is the most appropriate time to hold the Jabaliya elections.
Mujahid stressed in televised statements that he respects all clubs, and seeks to lead the Egyptian football to safety and hold elections in a manner that does not contradict the International Federation and Egyptian law, indicating that he is still waiting for the draft amendments to the regulations demanded by the clubs that will be sent to the International Federation, then the proper regulatory measures are taken. Which does not expose the issue to any danger, adding that he respects the General Assembly on the condition of balance with the International Federation.
The current committee for the management of the Egyptian Football Association, headed by Ahmed Megahed, is supposed to end on January 5, according to the timetable set by the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA).
The current committee had assumed the task on December 18 until January 31, 2021, before it was extended until the end of last July, and then extended again until January 5.