Former EFA vice-president Ahmed Shobier has come up with a sensational claim that the Africa Cup of Nations trophy has disappeared from the EFA’s headquarter.
Egypt had achieved a historic glory after winning the AFCON for three consecutive times in 2006, 2008 and 2010 during the era of the Pharaohs historic generation under the guidance of head coach Hassan Shehata.
Winning the AFCON title for three times in a row allowed Egypt to retain the trophy for life.
However, and 10 years later, the current EFA has found out that the accolade was lost.
“The EFA started looking for some trophies as they aim to put them in a notable museum inside the EFA,” Shobier said.
“However, the EFA was surprised to find that the AFCON trophy was lost and decided to open an investigation. They were informed by an employee inside the association that it was held by former Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan who refuted this claim.”
“Nobody knows where is the trophy at the time being,” Shobier added.
, Walid Al-Attar the executive director of the EFA Said “An investigation has been started with the departments of stores and accounts, to find out the truth the Committee is investigating what was stolen and to register those stolen items in order to communicate with the security to bring them back again, especially