AFCON 2019: Egypt Sack Coach After Shock Defeat To Bafana Bafana
Javier Aguirre

Egyptian head coach, Javier Aguirre has been sacked following the Pharaoh’s shocking elimination in the round of 16 of the African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Egyptian Football Association (EFA) president Hany Abou-Rida announced his resignation and confirmed the departure of the entire technical and administrative staff.

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The Pharaohs lost 1-0 to Bafana Bafana in Cairo as they fail to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2004.

Despite his resignation, Abou-Rida – who also called for members of the board to step down – said he will continue in his position as head of the organising committee of the 2019 AFCON.