Saleh El Wahsh

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Mohamed Abdou Saleh El-Wahsh (Arabic : محمد عبده صالح الوحش) (May 9, 1929 – May 21, 2008) was an Egyptian footballer and football manager who played for Al Ahly SC in Egypt.[1]
He coached Al-Ahly and also coached in other Arab countries

Early life[edit]

He was born in Sayeda Zaynab district in Cairo, Egypt on 9 May 1929. He became a professional footballer in Al-Ahly then he coached the team in 1959.[1] In 1963 He traveled to Kuwait to work as an Educational supervisor for 5 years.[1] then, he returned to coach Al Ahly.
He was appointed as the director of the technical department at the CAF in 1982.[1]
and was one of the 8 experts on the FIFA technical committee.[1] In 1988 He became the president of Al Ahly for 4 years until 1992.[1]
and in the year 2000 he was elected as the Chairman of the Egyptian Football Association.[1] He coached Al Ahly in Benghazi-Libya between 1969-1972


He died on 21 May 2008 aged 79.[1]