Egyptian manager dies after collapsing while celebrating his team’s last-minute winner

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A sad report coming from Egypt reveals that a manager has died shortly after collapsing while celebrating his team’s last-minute winner. 

The coach, Adham El-Selhedar reportedly burst into spontaneous jubilation after his team El-Magd SC secured a dramatic stoppage-time victory over Al-Zarka in a second-tier game.

The late coach

The Alexandria-based club was being held to a 0-0 stalemate before they netted in the 92nd minute of the game, which sent the players and the coaching staff into wild celebrations, according to the report made available online by KingFut.

However, during the celebrations, El-Selhedar collapsed and was then rushed to the Al-Amriya hospital.

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It was later confirmed that the manager had passed away due to a heart attack.

El-Selhedar was previously the caretaker manager of Egyptian top-flight side Ismaily for two spells during the 2019/20 season, the same club he represented as a player and won several titles with, including the Egyptian Premier League and Egypt Cup crowns, per KingFut.


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