Egypt appoint new coach after El-Badry's sacking

Carlos Queiroz

Coach Carlos Queiroz reacts during a past match.

Photo credit: File | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Portuguese will take over from El-Badry, who was dismissed Monday in the wake of a 1-1 draw in Gabon.
  • Egypt's sluggish performance against Gabon on Sunday, in which they needed a 90th-minute equaliser to rescue a point, and a laboured 1-0 win against Angola in their opening World Cup qualifier, had prompted furious criticism from disappointed fans on social media.

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