Egypt’s ambition is simple; it is winning all games in the AFCON: Coach Queiroz

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Monday 10 Jan 2022

Pharaohs’ coach Carlos Queiroz says he has one simple ambition for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which is that Egypt’s national team win all of the games in the tournament and consequently the prestigious title.

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Egypt s coach Carlos Quieroz speaks during the pre-match press conference in Garoua on January 10, 2022. AFP

Seven-time African champions Egypt will begin their AFCON 2021 campaign with a clash against the Nigerian Super Eagles on Tuesday.

“It is an honour and a source of happiness to start the tournament by facing a big football team like Nigeria,” Queiroz said in the pre-Nigeria game press conference on Monday.

“Our ambition is very simple; it is winning all our games,” the former coach for Portugal and Iran added.

Egypt is playing in the prestigious continental tournament in Group D alongside Nigeria, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau.

“I have good choices in my team. We have seven games to play, and we have a strategy to deploy on the pitch,” Queiroz concluded.

Egypt is aiming for its first African Cup of Nations title since 2010.

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