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Javier Aguirre reveals what Cuper told him after taking charge of Egypt

Javier Aguirre reveals what Cuper told him after taking charge of Egypt

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Egypt manager has revealed what former boss Hector Cuper told him after taking charge of the Pharaohs.

Aguirre replaced Cuper last August and has since won every game he took charge of, as well as guiding the Pharaohs to the 2019 AFCON.

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And after his appointment, he talked with Hector Cuper and revealed what the former Egypt boss told him: “What Cuper told me when I called him after I took over the job was that he had no tactical problems.

“Cuper told me that the Egyptian player likes to train and that he apply the tactics literally,” he added.

Hector Cuper, who is currently in charge of Uzbekistan, led Egypt in 38 games, reaching the 2017 AFCON final and the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


Aguirre was then asked which player has surprised him the most, replying: “To be honest, .

“I watched him play against Al Ahly in the league and I found out he does everything I ask a player to do and he is a very fierce and strong player without the ball,” he added.

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Baher Elmohamady was handed his international debut by Aguirre and has since made four appearances for Egypt, scoring a crucial goal in the hard-fought victory over Tunisia.

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  1. Abdulwahab Ghobashi

    November 22, 2018 at 9:53 PM

    I think the Egyptian team under Cuper management performed well in all the games. Hector Cuper was able to create a well organized team and replacing him with a new manager is something that every club or country does as the man reached the best with the team

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