De Sa confirms Egypt move

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Former Orlando Pirates and Ajax Cape Town coach Roger De Sa has confirmed his appointment to join the Egyptian national team coaching setup.

De Sa has since resigned at Cape Town All Stars to join former Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Queiroz as part of a new-look Pharaohs technical team.

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Queiroz was recently unveiled as the new coach of the Egypt national team to replace the outgoing Haddam Badri.

Kickoff.com previously reported that De Sa was set to be announced as part of the Egyptian national team setup which has now been confirmed.

His decision to step down from his role comes just three games into the 2021/22 GladAfrica Championship season, where he was appointed in July after selling Cape United in the same division, where he was co-owner and manager.

The duo had previously worked together in South Africa between 2000 and 2002 and then again at the Portugal national team for the 2010 World Cup.

"Yes, I have resigned," De Sa tells Kickoff.com.

"I am leaving on Monday to join up with the Egyptian national team.

De Sa joins fellow South Africans in Egypt with head coach Pitso Mosimane and attacker Percy Tau at Al Ahly.

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