The governing body of world’s football, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has established the newest committee to take charge and control of game in Egypt, following the unexpected resignation of the former board.
The president of the previous board, his excellency Hani Abou Rida and the other members of the Egypt Football Association (EFA) resigned after the country’s abrupt exit from this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, which they were hosting
However, the new committee will start work immediately but would have to pass through the necessary FIFA background check
This decision was made known on Tuesday, and automatically serve as a fills a vacuum left by the sudden outgo of the antecedent board.
They resigned immediately following the shock defeat by the South Africa as they knocked out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
As part of the activities new board, they would carry out the day-to-day business of the EFA and make sure elections are held by the end of July next year, at the latest.
Whilst the early exit from the Nations Cup was the reason for the old committee’s departure, the pressure mounted on them was very high after they revised their decision to exempt Amir Warda from the selection for disciplinary reasons.
The board had been faced with critics for aspects of their preparations for the 2018 World Cup and had been embrangled in a number of misunderstandings with star player Mohamed Salahover image rights.
The committee will be composed of the following members: Mr Amr Youssef Hassan El Ganainy (chairman) Mr Gamal Mohamed Ali (deputy chairman) Ms Sahar Abdel Hak Ahmed (member)
The specified period of time during which the normalisation committee will perform its functions shall expire no later than 31 July 2020 or as soon as it has fulfilled all of its tasks.