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Queiroz leaves Egypt post after World Cup elimination

Baku, March 30, AZERTAC

Egypt head coach Carlos Queiroz has departed his post Pharaohs coach after the North Africans were defeated 3-1 on penalties by Senegal on Tuesday in their World Cup playoff, according to Goal.com.

The loss, which came after a 1-0 defeat on the day and a 1-1 draw on aggregate, came just over three weeks after Queiroz’s Egypt were defeated by Senegal on penalties in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Queiroz, who was appointed national team boss in September, oversaw a mixed campaign at the Nations Cup, as Egypt reached the final, but were criticised for their conservative and negative style.

Queiroz, who had two stints at Manchester United as Sir Alex Fergusons’s assistant, has also held the reins of the national teams of Colombia, Iran and the United Arab Emirates, as well as his homeland Portugal.

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