Cairo, Egypt – American Bob Bradley has signed a two-year contract to coach Egypt's national soccer team, a spokesman for the country's football association told Ahram Online.
Ahram also quoted Bradley as saying: "I'm very happy and proud to coach Egypt, which boasts many talented players."
According to the report, Egyptian Football Association spokesman Azmy Megahed said: "Bradley signed a two-year contract with the EFA to be in charge of the Egyptian National team until the 2014 World Cup in Brazil."
Bradley, who coached the U.S. from 2006-11, will reportedly be paid $40,000 a month. The report also said Bradley and the Egyptian FA are still negotiating about assistant coaches, but a formal announcement is expected Saturday.
He will replace Hassan Shehata, who coached the country from 2004-11, but left after Egypt failed to qualify for the 2012 African Cup of Nations. Egypt won the last three tournaments.