2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

14 June - 15 July

CUPER Hector

Date of Birth 16 November 1955
Country ARG

In his playing days, Hector Cuper was a centre-back who spent most of his career with Ferro Carril Oeste, winning two league titles and a call-up from Argentina coach Carlos Bilardo for a friendly tournament in 1984. He started his managerial career in Argentina before overseeing teams in Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey and United Arab Emirates, followed by a year as coach of Georgia. 

In March 2015, Cuper was appointed head coach of Egypt, subsequently leading the Pharaohs to the final of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2017 and later securing their qualification for the global showpiece after a 28-year absence.