|Date of birth||19 June 1949|
|Place of birth||Kafr El-Dawwar, Egypt|
|2014–||Difaâ El Jadidi|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Hassan Shehata (Arabic: حسن شحاتة) (born 19 June 1949) is an Egyptian football coach and former player, He played In Zamalek FC and awarded as Best player in Asia 1970. as a Coach, He was the head coach Egyptian national team from 2004 to 2011 to become "the longest-serving coach in the Egyptian national team history". He led Egypt to three successive titles at the African Cup of Nations in the years 2006, 2008 and 2010 to become the first African nation to achieve this streak/record. And the Egyptian Team become 9th in FIFA World Rankings
in 2008 He was awarded as CAF Coach of the Year. and in 2010 become best African Coach ranking in IFFHS, He selected in Top five African coaches.
Hassan Shehata was born on 19 June 1949 in Kafr El-Dawwar Egypt. He first began playing football when he was 10 years old leading him to join the Kafr el-Dawwar FC at a young age. After a brief period in Kafr el-Dawwar, Shehata then joined the Zamalek FC. In 1967 due to Six-Day War, the Egyptian Sports activities stopped and as such he was forced to travel to Kuwait. There, he joined the Kazma and later on the Al Arabi. In 1971 he returned to Zamalek until he retired in 1983.
He is Married and has one son and 2 daughters
- Played for Zamalek from 1967-1968 & 1971-1983
- Played for Kazma (Kuwait) 1968-1971
- Played for Al Arabi (Kuwait) During Asian Club Cup
- Scored 10 goals for Egypt in African cups of nations
- Scored 22 Goals for Zamalek in African Club Cups
- Scored 88 Goals for Zamalek in Egyptian League (Twice top scorer)
- Scored 22 Goals for Zamalek in Egyptian Cup
- Played for National team 1972-1980
- Played for Egypt in 3 African cups of nations Egypt 1974, Ghana 1978, Nigeria 1980.
Club career summary
1983-1984 & 1984-1985 - Zamalek under 20 team (Won league)
1985/86 - Assistant first team coach of Zamalek
1986 to 1988 - Al Wasl FC (UAE)
1989/1990 - Mareekh club manager (Sudan)
1990/92 - Shourta club manager (Oman)
1992/93 - Ittihad club manager (Egypt)
1993/1994 - Shourta club manager (Oman)
1994/1995 - first team coach of Zamalek (worked with Taha Basry after Austerian Coach Alfred Riddle)
1996/97 - El-Menia club manager (Egypt) (promoted to first division)
1997/98 - El-Sharqeya club manager (Egypt) (promoted to first division)
1998/99 - El-Shams club manager then El-Suez club manager (Egypt) (promoted to first division)
2000/2001 - Dina farms club manager (Egypt)
2001/2003 - Egyptian U-20 Youth Team (won African Cup of Nations and reached the World Cup quarter-finals)
2003/2004 - Mekawleen club manager (Egypt) (won Egyptian cup, Egyptian super cup and promoted to first division)
Egyptian national team
In 2004, Shehata became Egyptian national team coach after the sacking of Italian coach Marco Tardelli. In the 2006 African Cup of Nations, which was hosted by Egypt, he led the team to its first Cup of Nations in 8 years, defeating Côte d'Ivoire in the final.
During the African Cup semi-final against Senegal, Shehata had a serious row with Mido, when Mido reacted badly to being substituted. Shehata was vindicated minutes later when Amr Zaki, the player replacing Mido, scored the winning goal and brought Egypt into the final. Shehata did allow Mido to accept his medal at the closing ceremonies of the African Cup of Nations, after Mido had made a public apology a few days before.
Under Shehata, Egypt defended the trophy in both 2008 and 2010. However, Egypt narrowly missed out on qualifying for the 2010 World Cup, where the team lost a play-off against North African rival Algeria, after both teams were tied on points, goal difference and head-to-head records in the final group phase.
Egypt failed to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, finishing bottom of its qualifying group. Shehata resigned on 6 June 2011, after a 0-0 draw with South Africa national football team, because of disputes with the FA. Leaving he admitted he had turned down offers to coach Oman and Kuwait in the past years.
Honours as a player
- 1 Egyptian league title for Zamalek 1977/78
- 3 Egyptian Cups for Zamalek 1974/75,1976/77,1978/79
- 2 times Egyptian League top scorer (1976/77 & 1979/80)
- 3rd best African footballer of the year 1974 (France Football)
- Best Footballer in Asia 1970
- Best Footballer in African Cup 1974
- Best Footballer in Egypt 1976
- Received Egyptian Merit of Sport 1980
Honours as a manager
- African Cup of Nations Champion 2010
- African Cup of Nations Champion 2008
- African Cup of Nations Champion 2006
- African Youth Cup of Nations Champion 2003
- As manager of Egyptian youth team he qualified for World Cup under 20 years
- Nile Basin Tournament Champion 2011
For Arab Contractors
- Promoted Menia, Sharquia & Suez to Division I in 3 successive seasons
- CAF Coach of the Year (2008).
- best African Coach ranking in IFFHS (2010) 
- selected in Top five African coaches.
- IFFHS Coach Ranking: Hassan Shehata best African | Starafrica.com
- Top five African coaches - MTN FOOTBALL
- 5 best african world football coaches - Bleacher Report
- "Marco Tardelli is Egypt's New Manager". Egyptian Players.
- "Tardelli Thanks Fans for Standing by Pharaohs". Egyptian Players.
- Obayiuwana, Osasu (2004-03-26). "Egypt's new coach Marco Tardelli has acknowledged the difficulty of leading the Pharaohs to the 2006 World Cup". BBC sport.
- Kenyon, Matthew (2006-02-08). "Mido thrown out of Egyptian squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2007-08-17.
- "Mido reconciles with Egypt coach". BBC Sport. 2006-02-09. Retrieved 2008-02-10.