CAIRO, 16 October 2019: Hossam El-Badry, the coach of the Egyptian national team, is discussing with the five-member committee of the management of the Football.
Association headed by Amr el-Ganaini the possibility of holding a new friendly match for the Egyptian national team next November, and specifically before facing Kenya on November 11 in the opening match of the pharaohs' journey in the African 2021 qualifiers in Cameroon.
In the coming hours, the Egyptian national team will hold a meeting with the Five Committee to discuss the Pharaohs' plan during the coming period, which will witness the stop of the Egyptian League on October 28, due to the launch of the Olympic team camp led by Shawki Gharib in preparation for the African U-23 Championship qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
El-Badry is discussing with the Football Association the possibility of presenting the starting date of the national team camp to be held on November 2 instead of 11 of the same month, the date of the start of the international agenda for the first team.
Egypt defeated Botswana 1-0 at Borg el Arab stadium in a friendly game. This is Hossam El Badry’s first game as a coach for the Egyptian national team