The former Egyptian National Football team coach, Hassan Shehata has retired from Coaching football ending his 35 year coaching career.
Shehata’s son Karim Shehata broke the news to the public via Onsport FM.
“Hassan Shehata rejected an offer to coach the Libyan National team a while ago, then he refused to train Syrian national team recently, stressing his preference to announce his retirement from Coaching after a long career,” Karim Shehata told Onsport FM.
The 72 year old coach guided the Pharaoh to three consecutive Africa Cup of Nations titles (2006, 2008, 2010) equalising Ghanaian Coach’s Charles Kumi Gyamfi record of winning the title three times.
He remains the only coach to ever win African Cup of Nations three consecutive time.
Under the stewardship of Egyptian National team, Shehata coached 88 games managing 54 wins, 16 draws and 18 loses.
When he left Pharaoh’s job in 2011, Shehata had short stints with Zamalek SC, Al Arabi, Difaa El Jadidi, El Mokawloon, Protrojet FC and worked as Technical Advisor to FC Mauarwerk of recent.