The Portuguese coach, Carlos Queiroz, coach of the Egyptian team, raised a state of controversy, before facing Senegal in the second leg of the second leg of the World Cup qualifiers.
and getting ready Egypt national team To face his Senegalese counterpart, next Tuesday, at the latter’s stadium, in the second leg of the decisive day of African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
The match will feature the absence of Mahmoud Hamdi “Al-Wensh”, Zamalek defender, due to card accumulation, who obtained a yellow card in the clash with Senegal, on Friday, in the first leg, which was decided by the “ Pharaohs” with a clean goal, in addition to Mohamed Abdel Moneim, Al-Ahly defender, due to injury.
The coaching staff of the Egyptian national team, led by Carlos Queiroz, was forced to include two new players for the team’s camp, to compensate for the numerical shortage in the heart of the defense, namely Ali Gabr, the defender of the Pyramids , and Ramy Rabia. , the Al-Ahly player.
Despite this, the Egyptian Football Association confirmed in an official statement this Saturday that the “Grinche” continues in the team’s camp, where he will travel with the “Pharaohs” to Senegal naturally.
The statement said: “The national team’s coaching staff preferred to winch the mission to Senegal tomorrow, despite being suspended due to warnings, while Abdel Moneim left the camp after undergoing surgery.”
The statement did not reveal the reason for the Portuguese coach’s decision, but it was the practice of some coaches to take this step to support absent players, after their involvement in reaching the crucial stages.