Egypt national football team
|Association||Egyptian Football Association|
|Sub-confederation||UNAF (North Africa)|
|Head coach||Héctor Cúper|
|Most caps||Ahmed Hassan (184)|
|Top scorer||Hossam Hassan (68)|
|Home stadium||Cairo International Stadium|
|FIFA ranking||55 (9 July 2015)|
|Highest FIFA ranking||9|
|Lowest FIFA ranking||60|
|Highest Elo ranking||8 (August 2010)|
|Lowest Elo ranking||40 (March 1986, June 1997)|
| Italy 2–1 Egypt
(Ghent, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
| Egypt 15–0 Laos
(Indonesia; November 1963)
| Italy 11–3 Egypt
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 10 June 1928)
|Appearances||2 (First in 1934)|
|Best result||group stage|
|Africa Cup of Nations|
|Appearances||22 (First in 1957)|
|Best result||Champions: 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, and 2010|
|Appearances||2 (First in 1999)|
|Best result||1st round: 1999, 2009|
The Egypt national football team, also known as The Pharaohs, represents Egypt in association football and is governed by the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), the governing body for football in Egypt. Egypt's home ground is Cairo International Stadium in Cairo and their head coach is Héctor Cúper. They are the most successful African team at Confederation level, winning the ACN seven times: the inaugural ACN in Sudan in 1957, three times at home in 1959, 1986 and 2006, with the remaining being in Burkina Faso in 1998, Ghana in 2008, and Angola in 2010. Egypt have been as high as 9th in the FIFA World Rankings, making them one of only three African national teams to enter the world top ten. Despite the Egyptian AFCONs record, Egypt has so far made only two appearances in the FIFA World Cup (1934 and 1990) failing to win a game on both occasions. The Egypt national team was also the first African and Middle Eastern team to qualify to the World Cup.
- 1 History
- 2 Kit providers
- 3 Coaching staff
- 4 Players
- 5 Recent results and forthcoming fixtures
- 6 Records
- 7 Competitive records
- 8 Honours
- 9 See also
- 10 References
- 11 External links
The first Egyptian national football team was constituted in 1920 to compete in the Summer Olympics in Belgium. The opening match of their campaign was a loss against the Italians. Egypt had appeared in two FIFA World Cups and they are the most successful team in the Africa Cup of Nations, winning the competition seven times, with the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations being the most recent one.
Egypt in the FIFA World Cup
Egypt participated in two FIFA World Cups, in which were in 1934 and in 1990. For the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Ghana eliminated Egypt with a aggregate score of 7-3 in the last round of the qualifying stages in the CAF section.
Africa Cup of Nations
Egypt first participated in the first Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 1957. In their first game, which was a semi-final, they faced Sudan, winning 2-1 with goals from Raafat Attia and Ad-Diba, enabling Egypt to play in their first final. In the final, they faced Ethiopia, in which Egpyt won 4-0, with these goals being scored by Ad-Diba, thus making them champions for the first time in the Africa Cup of Nations. The top scorer of this tournament was from Egypt with three goals.
In their second participation in the Africa Cup of Nations in 1959, Egypt became champions again. There were only three teams in that tournament, being Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt itself. Egypt again was undefeated in this tournament, like in the previous tournament in 1957, defeating both Ethiopia and Sudan.
Their third appearance, which was in the 1962 African Cup of Nations, hosted in Ethiopia, in which Egypt faced Uganda in the semi-finals, there were only four teams in this tournament, by a score of 2-1. Egypt then advanced to the finals, where they faced the hosts Ethiopia, but they lost 4-2 during extra time, thus losing their first final in the Africa Cup of Nations, along with Ethiopia being champions for the first time and also being the first nation to win it other than Egypt, who were champions twice.
Their fourth appearance came in 1963 in Ghana. Egypt was placed in Group B with Sudan and Nigeria, winning Nigeria with a score of 6-3, but drawing 2-2 against Sudan. Despite being undefeated in the group stage, they were ranked second, behind Sudan by goal difference. Egypt, as runner-ups in Group B, participated in the 3rd place match, playing against Ethiopia, winning Ethiopia 3-0.
In the 1970 Africa Cup of Nations, hosted again in Sudan, Egypt were in Group B along with Ghana, Guinea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, known as Congo-Kinshasa back then. In their opening match, Egypt defeated Guinea by a score of 4-1, in which Ali Abo Greisha scored twice, Hassan El-Shazly scored once, and Taha Basry also scored once during that game. Egypt's next game was against Ghana, which ended as a 1-1 draw, with Ibrahim Sunday scoring for Ghana and Bazooka scoring for Egypt. In their third game in this tournament, they faced Congo-Kinshasa, in which Egypt won 1-0 by a goal from Abo Greisha. Egypt ended being in first place, thus advancing to the next round, where they faced Sudan. In the game against Sudan, Egypt lost their first game in the Africa Cup of Nations by a scored of 2-1, with El-Shazly scoring the equalizer that put Egypt to extra time, before being scored again by Sudan, thus eliminating them from playing the final. However, in the third place match, they won Ivory Coast by a score of 3-1, making Egypt become third place again in this tournament.
However, Egypt returned for the 1974 African Cup of Nations, in which they were hosts for the first time. In the group stage, Egypt were in Group A with Zambia, Uganda, and the Ivory Coast. Egypt was successful, defeating Uganda 2-1, Zambia with a score of 3-1, and the Ivory Coast by a score of 2-0. They progressed to the semi-finals to play against Zaire. Egypt lost 2-3 against Zaire, so Egypt had to face Congo for third place. Egypt won Congo by a score of 4-0.
In the 1976 African Cup of Nations, in Ethiopia, they were in Group A with the hosts Ethiopia, Guinea, and Uganda. Egypt defeated Uganda 2-1, but drew against Uganda 1-1 and Ethiopia, also 1-1. Despite this, Egypt advanced to the final round. In the final round, Egypt lost all their games. Egypt lost to Morocco 2-1, 4-2 against Guinea, and 3-2 against Nigeria. However, they scored in these three matches. This is the first Africa Cup of Nations tournament that Egypt lost 3 consecutive games.
Egypt reappeared for the 1980 African Cup of Nations in Nigeria. Egypt, Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, and Tanzania, were in Group A. They won in their first game against the Ivory Coast 2-1, defeated Tanzania 2-1 too, but lost to the host Nigeria by a score of 1-0, scored by Okey Isima. Egypt progressed to the next round which was the semi-finals, to face Algeria. Egypt lost this game 4-2 in penalties, after drawing 2-2 after extra time. For the third place match, Egypt lost to Morocco, making Egypt being in the fourth place rank.
For the 1984 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt returned. Egypt, Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, and Togo, were drawn in Group A. Egypt won against Cameroon 1-0, the Ivory Coast 1-2, but drew with Togo 0-0. Egypt advanced to the next round, the semi-finals, to face Nigeria. Egypt lost to Nigeria in penalties, with the score in penalties being 7-8, after drawing 2-2. For the third place match, Egypt lost 3-1 to Algeria.
Even though Egypt were in fourth place in the previous tournament, it changed. In the 1986 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt became the host again. In their opening game, Egypt lost to Senegal 1-0. However, Egypt went on to win their two remaining games in the group stage, with scores of 2-0 against the Ivory Coast, and 2-0 against Mozambique. Egypt were in first place in Group A, and in the semi-finals, Egypt won against Morocco 1-0, advancing to the final since the 1962 edition, to play against Cameroon, who had Roger Milla. Egypt won the game 5-4 in penalties, after drawing 0-0, thus becoming champions for the third time since the tournament from 1959.
In the 1988 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco, Egypt were not as successful than in the 1986 edition. Egypt entered this championship as the current title holders. They were in Group B with Cameroon, Nigeria, and Kenya. In their game against Cameroon, they lost 1-0 by a goal from Roger Milla. However, they did not lose against Nigeria and Kenya, as Egypt drew 1-1 against Nigeria in Stade Moulay Abdellah in Rabat, and defeated Kenya 3-0, also in Stade Moulay Abdellah, with two goals from Gamal Abdelhamid and one goal from Ayman Younes. Despite, they were a point below from entering the next round, which was the semi-finals.
In the 1990 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, it got worse. Egypt did qualify for this tournament, and they were put in Group A, along with Algeria, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast. Egypt lost all their group stage games, thus making Egypt fail to obtain at least one point for the first time in the Africa Cup of Nations. The scores the 3-1 defeat to the Ivory Coast, the 1-0 defeat to Nigeria, and the 2-0 defeat to Algeria.
In the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations, hosted in Senegal, Egypt entered by qualifying to this tournament. Egypt were placed in Group D with Ghana and Zambia. In their game against Zambia, Egypt lost 1-0. In their game against Nigeria, they lost again by a score of 1-0 too. Egypt again failed to obtain a least a point for the second time, being consecutive, along with losing all their games in the group stage.
In the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations, in Tunisia, Egypt were in Group B with Nigeria and Gabon. In their first game, against Gabon, Egypt won 4-0 with goals from Ayman Mansour, Hamza El-Gamal, in which they scored once in that game, and Bashir Abdel Samad, who scored two. In their second game, they drew against Nigeria 0-0. Egypt were able to qualify to the next round, which were the quarter-finals, being first place in Group B by goal difference, to face Mali. In this game, Egypt lost 0-1 to Mali in Stade El Menzah in Tunis, thus knocking out Egypt from the tournament.
In the 1996 edition, hosted in South Africa, Egypt participated in this tournament. Egypt were placed in Group A with the hosts South Africa, Cameroon, and Angola. In their first game, Egypt faced Angola, successful winning 2-1 with both goals scored from Ahmed El-Kass. In their second game, however, Egypt lost 2-1 against Cameroon. In their third game, against South Africa, Egypt defeated South Africa 0-1, with the goal from El-Kass. Egypt qualified to the quarter-finals, as runner-ups of the group, being behind the hosts. In the quarter-finals, Egypt were to face Zambia. In this game, Egypt lost 3-1. This eliminated Egypt, with South Africa winning their first title, and as hosts.
In the 1998 Africa Cup of Nations, in Burkina Faso, Egypt qualified for this tournament. Egypt were placed in Group D, with Mozambique, Zambia, and Morocco. In their first game, Egypt won Mozambique 2-0, with the two goals from Hossam Hassan. In the game against Zambia, Egypt again won 4-0, with the goals being a hat trick from Hassan and one from Radwan. In their third game however, Egypt lost against Morocco, 1-0, with the goal scored in the 90th minute from Mustapha Hadji. Despite this defeat, Egypt qualified to the quarter-finals, as runners-up of Group D, and they were to face against the Ivory Coast. In this game, Egypt won 5-4 in penalties, after a 0-0 draw. This made Egypt advance to the semi-finals since the 1986 tournament. In their semi-final, Egypt faced the hosts Burkina Faso, in which Egypt defeated Burkina Faso by a score of 2-0, with the goals scored from Hassan. This made Egypt go to the final since the 1986 tournament, the same tournament that was their last tournament as champions, to play against South Africa. In the final, Egypt were successful, winning 2-0, with a goal from Ahmed Hassan and a goal from Tarek Mostafa. Egypt won their fourth title since they won as hosts in the 1986 tournament.
For the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt entered as the defending champions. This tournament was in Ghana and Nigeria. They were in Group C with Senegal, Zambia, and Burkina Faso. In these three games, Egypt won the three of them. Their match against Zambia was a 2-0 victory, a 1-0 victory over Senegal, and a 4-2 win against Burkina Faso. With these three victories, Egypt were the group leaders and they advanced to the quarter-finals. In the quarter-finals, they lost to Tunisia 0-1, the goal was scored by a penalty kick. Egypt were eliminated from the tournament, in which Cameroon won their third title.
In the 2002 African Cup of Nations, in Mali, Egypt qualified for this tournament. Egypt were placed in Group D with Senegal, Tunisia, and Zambia. In their opening match, Egypt lost 0-1 to Senegal. However, Egypt won their two remaining group stage games, with the scores of 1-0 against Tunisia and 2-1 against Zambia. Egypt advanced to the quarter-finals, as runner-ups, with six points, to face Cameroon. In this game, being Cameroon vs. Egypt, in the quarter-finals, Egypt lost 1-0. This score eliminated Egypt. In this tournament, Cameroon won their fourth title, being the second title won consecutively.
Egypt qualified to the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations, which was hosted in Tunisia. Egypt were placed in Group C with Algeria, Zimbabwe, and Cameroon. Egypt won 1-2 against Zimbabwe, lost 2-1 against Algeria, and drew 0-0 against Cameroon. Egypt failed to qualify for the quarter-finals due to that Algeria scored a goal more than Egypt, after leveling on points and goal difference. Tunisia, the hosts won their first title, winning Morocco in the final.
The 2006 Africa Cup of Nations was hosted in Egypt, making Egypt automatically qualified. They were in Group A with Libya, Morocco, and the Ivory Coast. In the opening match, Egypt defeated Libya 3-0. In the second game, Egypt drew 0-0 against Morocco. However, in the third game, Egypt won 3-1 against the Ivory Coast, thus making Egypt as the group leader and advancing to the next round, the quarter-finals. In the quarter-finals phase, Egypt faced DR Congo, in which Egypt won 4-1, thus making Egypt advance to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, Egypt faced Senegal. In this game, Egypt won Senegal 2-1, thus making Egypt qualify for the final to face the Ivory Coast, after playing against each other in the group stage. In the final match, Egypt drew 0-0 with the Ivory Coast, sending them to extra time, and still, the score remained 0-0. After extra time, the game was taking to the penalty shoot-out phase. In the penalty shoot-out phase, Egypt were victorious, winning 4-2 against the Ivory Coast, and claiming their fifth title, being the third title won as hosts, the last time Egypt won the tournament before this one was in 1986.
In the 2008 African Nations Cup in Ghana, Egypt qualified for this tournament. In this tournament, Egypt were placed in Group C with Cameroon, Zambia, and Sudan. Egypt won Cameroon 4-2, won against Libya by a score of 3-0, but drawing 1-1 against Zambia. Egypt entered the quarter-finals as the group leader. In the quarter-final, Egypt faced and won Angola 2-1. Then, Egypt advanced to the semi-finals to face the Ivory Coast. The last time they faced each other was in the 2006 final, in which Egypt won that game and thus winning their fifth title. In the semi-finals, Egypt were victorious, winning the Ivory Coast 1-4. Egypt advanced to the finals to face the Cameroonians. In this game, Egypt won the game 0-1 by a goal from Mohamed Aboutrika, thus making Egypt win their sixth title. This also made Egypt win two consecutive Africa Cup of Nations twice.
In the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, in Angola, Egypt qualified for this tournament. Egypt were in Group C with Nigeria, Benin, and Mozambique. Egypt won their three group stage games in this tournament, thus advancing to the quarter-finals, to face Cameroon. In this match, Egypt won 3-1 after extra time, thus eliminating the Cameroonian team, along with Egypt going to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, they Algeria, in which Egypt won 4-0, thus making Egypt go to the final for the third consecutive time, the previous two were in 2006 and in 2008. In the final, Egypt faced Ghana. In this game, Egypt won 0-1 against Ghana, with the goal being from Gedo. By this victory, this made Egypt win their seventh title, win their third consecutive, being the first nation to win three consecutive Africa Cup of Nations titles, and thus becoming the most successful team in this tournament.
They also failed to qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
For the third consecutive time, Egypt failed to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations, this time in Equatorial Guinea in 2015.
For the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, which is going to be hosted in Gabon, Egypt have to qualify to enter. Egypt were seeded into Group G with Nigeria, Tanzania, and Chad. In their first game, which is against Tanzania, Egypt won Tanzania 3-0. This made Egypt be the group leader in Group G by goal difference because both Egypt and Nigeria have won their first game in their qualification campaign for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, with both nations having three points.
- Adidas (2005 1990–1997, 2005)
- Venecia (1998)
- Puma (1999–2004)
- Puma (2006–2012)
- Adidas (2012–)
|Head Coach||Héctor Cúper|
|Assistant coach||Osama Nabih|
|Goalkeeping coach||Ahmed Nagy|
|Team director||Alaa Abdul Aziz|
|Analyst and Translator||Mahmoud Fayez|
|Fitness coach||Antoni Sirigu|
|Team doctor||Ossama Al Shaer|
|Physiotherapist||Hossam El Ibrashy|
|Kit manager||Abdullah El Sayed|
|Media officer||Mostafa Tantawi|
The following 27 players were called up for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Chad on 6 September 2015.
Caps and goals as of June 14, 2015 consequent to the match against Tanzania.
The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.
- SUS Player suspended
- INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury
- PRE Preliminary squad / standby
- RET Retired from the national team
- WD Player withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons
Recent results and forthcoming fixtures
Matches in last 12 months, as well as any future scheduled matches.
|30 August Friendly||Egypt||1–0||Kenya||Aswan, Egypt|
|22:00 (UTC+3)||Gamal 55'||Report||Stadium: Aswan Stadium
Referee: Saleh Mohamed Abdullah Hassan (United Arab Emirates)
|5 September 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Senegal||2–0||Egypt||Dakar, Senegal|
|20:00 (UTC±0)||Diouf 17'
|Report||Stadium: Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor
Referee: Koman Coulibaly (Mali)
|10 September 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Egypt||0–1||Tunisia||Cairo, Egypt|
|21:00 (UTC+3)||Report||F. Ben Youssef 14'||Stadium: 30 June Stadium
Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)
|10 October 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Botswana||0–2||Egypt||Gaborone, Botswana|
|18:30 (UTC+2)||Report||El-Neny 56'
|Stadium: Botswana National Stadium
Referee: Tessema Bamlak (Ethiopia)
|15 October 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Egypt||2–0||Botswana||Cairo, Egypt|
|19:00 (UTC+2)||Gamal 51'
|Report||Stadium: Cairo International Stadium
Referee: Bienvenu Sinko (Côte d'Ivoire)
|15 November 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Egypt||0–1||Senegal||Cairo, Egypt|
|19:00 (UTC+2)||Report||Diouf 8'||Stadium: Cairo International Stadium
Referee: Néant Alioum (Cameroon)
|19 November 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Tunisia||2–1||Egypt||Monastir, Tunisia|
|20:00 (UTC+1)||Chikhaoui 52'
|Report||Salah 14'||Stadium: Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet
Referee: Noumandiez Doué (Côte d'Ivoire)
|26 March Friendly||Egypt||2–0||Equatorial Guinea||Cairo, Egypt|
|18:00 (UTC+2)||Morsi 86'
|Report||Stadium: Petro Sport Stadium
Referee: Mahmoud Al-Banna (Egypt)
|8 June Friendly||Egypt||2–1||Malawi||Alexandria, Egypt|
|18:00 (UTC+2)||Mekky 19'
|Report||Banda 64'||Stadium: Borg El Arab Stadium
Referee: Ibrahim Nour El-Din (Egypt)
|14 June 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Egypt||3–0||Tanzania||Alexandria, Egypt|
|19:00 UTC+2||Rabia 60'
|Report||Stadium: Borg El Arab Stadium
Referee: Tessema Bamlak (Ethiopia)
|23–26 March 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Nigeria||v||Egypt||Nigeria|
|26–29 March 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Egypt||v||Nigeria||Egypt|
|3–5 June 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification||Tanzania||v||Egypt||Tanzania|
- As of 14 June 2015. Players in bold are still active at international level.
On 31 January 2010, Egypt set a new record, not being defeated for 19 consecutive African Cup of Nations matches, since their last match at the 2004 African Cup of Nations. Egypt also won their 9th consecutive match in the ACN, beating Ghana in the 2010 African Cup of Nations final match, and becoming the first team to win three consecutive ACN titles.
|3 February 2004||Cameroon||0–0||Draw|
|20 January 2006||Libya||3–0||Win|
|24 January 2006||Morocco||0–0||Draw|
|28 January 2006||Ivory Coast||3–1||Win|
|3 February 2006||DR Congo||4–1||Win|
|7 February 2006||Senegal||2–1||Win|
|10 February 2006||Ivory Coast||0–0 (4–2 penalties)||Win|
|22 January 2008||Cameroon||4–2||Win|
|26 January 2008||Sudan||3–0||Win|
|30 January 2008||Zambia||1–1||Draw|
|4 February 2008||Angola||2–1||Win|
|7 February 2008||Ivory Coast||4–1||Win|
|10 February 2008||Cameroon||1–0||Win|
|12 January 2010||Nigeria||3–1||Win|
|16 January 2010||Mozambique||2–0||Win|
|20 January 2010||Benin||2–0||Win|
|25 January 2010||Cameroon||3–1||Win|
|28 January 2010||Algeria||4–0||Win|
|31 January 2010||Ghana||1–0||Win|
Subsequent to leading Egypt to its third consecutive ACN victory under his tenure, Egypt coach Hassan Shehata was offered the role of coaching the Nigeria national football team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. In February 2010, the EFA agreed to let Shehata take charge of Nigeria in 2010 World Cup only if official request was sent. Ultimately, Shehata did not take the position.
FIFA World Cup
|FIFA World Cup record||FIFA World Cup Qualification record|
|1930||Did Not Enter||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|1950||Did Not Enter||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|1954||Did Not Qualify||2||0||0||2||2||7|
|1970||Did Not Enter||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|1974||Did Not Qualify||2||1||0||1||2||3|
|1994||Did Not Qualify||6||3||2||1||9||3|
|2018||To Be Determined||To Be Determined|
FIFA Confederations Cup
|FIFA Confederations Cup record|
|1992||Did Not Qualify|
|2001||Did Not Qualify|
|2013||Did Not Qualify|
|2017||To Be Determined|
Africa Cup of Nations
|Africa Cup of Nations record||Africa Cup of Nations Qualification record|
|1962||Runners-up||2nd||2||1||0||1||4||5||Squad||Qualified as defending champions|
|1965||Withdrew After Qualifying||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|1972||Did Not Qualify||4||3||0||1||6||6|
|1974||Semi-final||3rd||5||4||0||1||13||5||Squad||Qualified as hosts|
|1978||Did Not Qualify||2||0||1||1||5||4|
|1986||Champions||1st||5||3||1||1||5||1||Squad||Qualified as hosts|
|1988||Group Stage||6th||3||1||1||1||3||1||Squad||Qualified as defending champions|
|2000||Quarter-finals||5th||4||3||0||1||7||3||Squad||Qualified as defending champions|
|2006||Champions||1st||6||4||2||0||12||3||Squad||Qualified as hosts|
|2012||Did Not Qualify||6||1||2||3||5||5|
Arabic Cup of Nations
|Arab Cup of Nations record|
|1963||Did Not Participate|
|2002||Did Not Participate|
Olympic Games record
- Football at the Summer Olympics has been an under-23 tournament since 1992.
|Athens 1896||No football tournament|
|Paris 1900||Did Not Participate|
|Saint Louis 1904|
|Antwerp 1920||First round||1||0||0||1||1||2||No Qualification|
|Paris 1924||Quarter finals||2||1||0||1||3||5|
|Amsterdam 1928||Fourth Place||4||2||0||2||12||19|
|Los Angeles 1932||No football tournament|
|Berlin 1936||First Round||1||0||0||1||1||3||No Qualification|
|London 1948||First Round||1||0||0||1||1||3|
|Helsinki 1952||First Round||2||1||0||1||6||7|
|Melbourne 1956||Withdrew from Finals||2||2||0||0||9||3|
|Roma 1960||First Round||3||0||1||2||4||11||4||3||0||1||11||5|
|Tokyo 1964||Fourth Place||6||2||1||3||18||16||4||3||1||0||14||6|
|Mexico 1968||Withdrew from Qualifiers|
|Munich 1972||Did Not Qualify||2||1||0||1||2||3|
|Moscow 1980||Withdrew from Finals||4||1||3||0||7||4|
|Los Angeles 1984||Quarter Final||4||1||1||2||5||5||6||3||2||1||6||3|
|Seoul 1988||Did Not Qualify||4||2||1||1||7||2|
- Winners (7): 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010 (Most successful team)
- Runners-up (1): 1962
- Third place (3): 1963, 1970, 1974
- Fourth place (3): 1976, 1980, 1984
- Runners-up (2): 1988, 2007
- Champions (1): 2011 (Most successful team)
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- Shehata Claims Nigeria Interest. FIFA website.
- Nigeria/Egypt: Egypt FA Allow Shehata-Nigeria Talks
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