Rahim was reported to have become increasingly emotional watching the game at TV studios in Cairo. When he was due to analyse Egypt’s 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia he was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack.
In a report Egypt Today, it was confirmed that Mohamed was taken to hospital his son after the defeat where he was pronounced dead.
Egypt’s coach, Hector Cuper has since expressed his condolences in a press conference.
Source from L.Ikeji