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Egypt to unveil Vitoria as new coach on Wednesday

Rui Vitoria will arrive in Cairo on Tuesday before being unveiled as Egypt's new coach a day later, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said on Sunday.

Pharaohs' new coach Vitoria 'ready for all challenges'

Egypt’s new coach Rui Vitoria said he is aware of all the challenges he will face after being in charge of the Egyptian national football team, adding he is proud of his new post.

Egypt name Portuguese Vitoria as new coach

Egypt named Rui Vitoria as their new coach in the early hours of Tuesday, with the Portuguese taking over following the sudden dismissal of Ehab Galal after just three matches in charge.

Egypt to host Malawi in Alexandria with full attendance

Egypt will host Malawi in Alexandria in their next African Cup of Nations qualifier with full attendance, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said on Wednesday.

EFA close to announcing new national team coach, denies that Queiroz made demands

Egyptian Football Association (EFA) board member Hazem Emam announced on Friday that are close to announcing the name of the new national team coach, while also denying reports that former Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz made managerial and financial demands to return to his post.

Egypt drop eight places in FIFA's June world ranking

Egypt dropped from 32nd to 40th place in this month’s FIFA global rankings after the team’s stunning 0-2 loss to minnows Ethiopia in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

Liverpool’s Salah has not achieved anything with Egypt team yet: Iconic coach Shehata

Former Egypt legendary coach Hassan Shehata believes that "from a technical point of view," Liverpool star winger Mohamed Salah "has not achieved anything yet with the national team."

Egypt part ways with coach Ehab Galal, in talks for foreign coach

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) parted ways on Thursday with Pharaohs coach Ehab Galal after he had been in charge less than two months.

Galal praises Egypt players following S.Korea defeat, to take some time off

Under-fire coach Ehab Galal praised Egypt's players despite a 4-1 loss to South Korea in a friendly on Tuesday, saying he would take some time off before returning to Cairo amid uncertainty over his future.

Egypt sunk 4-1 in South Korea as Galal faces uncertain future

An Egypt side missing Mohamed Salah and several other regulars were taught a footballing lesson by South Korea on Tuesday, losing 4-1 in a friendly in Seoul that is likely to be the last straw for new coach Ehab Galal.

RELIVE: South Korea v Egypt (Friendly match)

Ahram Online provided a live coverage of Tuesday's friendly match between South Korea and Egypt

Preview: Egypt coach Galal faces South Korea amid doubts over his future

Egypt’s national team coach Ehab Galal will lead the team in the friendly against South Korea on Tuesday in what might be his last match at the helm of the Pharaohs.

Egypt’s coach Galal promises improvement in players’ performance ahead of S. Korea friendly

Pharaohs’ coach Ehab Galal announced on Monday that he is working with his players so that they may put on a superb performance in the friendly against South Korea and show their true value and talents.

Egypt coach Galal unfazed by comments over his future: Report

Egypt coach Ehab Galal is unfazed by comments from the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) chief that indicated he could be dismissed as early as Thursday, according to OnTime Sport television channel.

Egypt FA considering foreign replacement for coach Galal

Egyptian Football Association president Gamal Allam has denied the departure of newly appointed coach Ehab Galal; however, he did say the FA is reviewing foreign coaches' CVs in the case of any contingencies.

Egypt coach Galal announces squad for South Korea friendly

Egypt's coach Ehab Galal announced the team’s squad for the friendly game against South Korea within the latter’s preparations for the 2022 World Cup games.

Egypt midfield duo Ashour, Fathi out of South Korea friendly

Egypt's injury problems were compounded after central midfield duo Hamdi Fathi and Emam Ashour were ruled out of a friendly against South Korea, which will take place in Seoul on Tuesday.

Galal's job as Egypt coach on the line after two matches

Ehab Galal is facing the stunning prospect of being axed just two matches after taking charge of Egypt, with a dismal 2-0 African Nations Cup qualifying loss to Ethiopia leaving his job hanging by a thread.

Egypt need time to implement 'different playing style,' says coach Galal

Egypt coach Ehab Galal said that the shocking loss to Ethiopia on Wednesday is "a game to forget,” stressing that they "need time to implement [his] playing style."

Below-par Egypt suffer shock 2-0 loss to Ethiopia

An out-of-sorts Egypt side slumped to a shock 2-0 loss to Ethiopia in Malawi after being utterly outplayed as they failed to maintain a winning start to their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign on Thursday.

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