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Egypt new coach Hector Cuper arrives in Cairo: EFA

The Pharaohs new coach will be introduced to Egyptian media in a press conference on Tuesday

Ahram Online , Tuesday 10 Mar 2015
Hector Cuper
Hector Cuper (Photo: Reuters)
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Egypt new coach Hector Cuper has arrived in Cairo late on Monday, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced.

The Argentine boss was announced as Egypt's new coach last week, but the deal was finalised a few days later.

"Cuper has arrived in Cairo few hours ago. He will be officially introduced in a press conference on Tuesday where all details will be announced,"  EFA spokesman Azmy Megahed was quoted as saying by the association's official website.

The 59-year-old manager is also believed to have agreed to a salary of $65,000 per month. 

The former Valencia boss would assume the role of leading seven-time-African champions Egypt to the 2017 Cup of Nations finals, a qualification that has eluded the Pharaohs' since 2010.  

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