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Ex-Orlando Pirates coach De Sa confirms taking up role as Egypt assistant coach

The former Bidvest Wits tactician will become the latest South African to work in the North African country

Ex-Orlando Pirates coach Roger De Sa has confirmed his appointment as Egypt national team assistant coach to Carlos Queiroz.

Mozambique-born De Sa will be reunited with Queiroz, after working together for Bafana Bafana between 2000 and 2002.

De Sa was previously part of the former Real Madrid and Portugal coach’s backroom staff when he was at the helm of the South African national team.

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The arrival of Queiroz in Egypt follows the departure of Hossam El Badry from the Pharaohs job and his new assistant coach has since quit as Cape Town All Stars tactician.