CAIRO: Egypt Olympic team coach Eduardo Vingada was delighted after his side crushed Ethiopia 4-0 and secured passage to the African Games, two weeks before their anticipating clash against Ivory Coast.
The Pharaohs, held 1-1 at home, face Ivory Coast on March 25th in the second-leg of the Beijing Olympic Games qualifiers second-round.
Although our opponents were weak, the win was crucial to restore the players confidence after the recent disappointing form, the Portuguese coach told the post-match press conference.
The former Zamalek boss denied rumors claiming that he agreed to move to Dubai-based club Ahli after spending a two-day holiday in UAE last month.
I m not the sort of person who doesn t respect his contract which is yet to be expired.
I met [Egyptian Football Association president] Samir Zaher and reiterated my commitment to fulfill the deal, he added.