American Bob Bradley To Replace Egyptian National Team Coach

The Egyptian national soccer team's former coach, Hassan Shehata, left his post amongst criticism for his backing of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, as well as his team's lackluster performance. This February, at the height of protests in Tahrir Square, Shehata publicly voiced his support for Mubarak to the dismay of fans and protesters. Interestingly enough, the Pharoahs have now hired former American coach Bob Bradley to lead their team — a move that could be indicative of broader diplomacy measures between Egypt and the US. Just saying.

Egyptian soccer has had a tumultuous season in the midst of a national uprising. A three month ban enacted to avoid protests spilling over into stadiums and recent confrontations between players and fans have taken a toll on the national team. Bradley will look to take the Pharaohs to their first World Cup since 1990.


Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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