Sports
2019 Nov 13 Wed, 11:54:41 am

UAE and Egypt: 48 years of successful sporting partnerships

ABU DHABI, 13th November, 2019 (WAM) -- Following the UAE’s establishment in 1971, its sporting relations with Egypt have been getting stronger day by day. The first two coaches of the UAE National Football Team were Egyptians, Mohamed Shehta and Mimi Al Sherbiny, who managed the team from 1971 to 1974. Their sporting relations are not limited to football but also include other sports, most notably handball, basketball, volleyball, athletics, karate, wrestling and boxing. Over the past 48 years, the UAE has hosted Egyptian teams...