Egypt coach sacked after Bafana loss

Egypt head coach Javier Aguirre was sacked following his side’s shock loss to Bafana Bafana in the Africa Cup of Nations last 16, while Egyptian Football Association president Abou Rida has also resigned.

The tournament hosts were dumped out of the competition after suffering a 1-0 loss to Stuart Baxter’s men at a packed Cario International Stadium.

Shortly after the encounter, Aguirre announced his resignation and that was followed by Egyptian Football Association preside Abou Rida, who also stepped own.View image on Twitter

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أبو ريدة يقيل الجهاز الفني ويتقدم باستقالته

أعلن المهندس هاني أبو ريدة استقالته من رئاسة الاتحاد المصري لكرة القدم كما دعا أعضاء مجلس إدارة الاتحاد لتقديم استقالاتهم ، وذلك عقب خروج المنتخب الوطني الأول من دور ال 16 لبطولة الأمم الأفريقية التي تنظمها مصر حاليا .4,17512:39 AM – Jul 7, 20191,696 people are talking about thisTwitter Ads info and privacy

“Hani Abu Reidah announced his resignation from the presidency of the Egyptian Football Federation and also invited the members of the Board of Directors of the Union to resign, following the departure of the first national team from the round of 16 of the Africa Cup currently organized in Egypt,” the tweet, translate, said.