Salah Was Tired – Jose Mourinho Comments On Egypt Loss To South Africa


Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has commented on South africas shocking win against Egypt, which sent the Africa Cup of Nations hosts packing thier load from the tournament.

The 56-year-old was working as an analyst during the game, and gave his views on South Africa’s 1-0 win over one of the former  favourites to lift the trophy.

“When you are in possession, you cannot keep on passing the ball backwards,” he said, as quoted by Viralmula.Com.

“These are not (Javier) Aguirre’s instructions. This only shows the players’ mentality.

“South Africa were patient, disciplined and well-organized. On the other hand, Egypt were really disappointing.”


The loss has sent,  shockwaves through Egypt.

Superstar Mohamed Salah who was seen in tears after the game, Boss man Mourinho said he believes the African Footballer of the Year was physically tired against Bafana.

“I watched the games in which Salah played last season. He is very tired, and that is normal after you play 60 games,” he added.


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