Egyotain giants Al Ahly have confirmed the appointment of Pitso Mosimane as the new head coach after his shock resignation from Mamelodi Sundowns FC of South Africa.
The 56 years old has agreed a two-year contract with the Egyptian Premier League champions and has been set a mandate to win the CAF Champions League few hours after touching in Cairo.
He succeed Swiss tactician Rene Weiler who left the club due to personal reasons.
Ahly are currently in the semi-finals of Africa’s most famous inter-club club competition and in the last-16 of the Egyptian Cup and with the league title already secured, Mosimane will have the opportunity to secure the Egyptian giants a historic treble.
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“The contract with Mr Pitso Mosimane, South African head coach of the first team, is effective as of tomorrow, Friday 2 October 2020, for a period of two seasons,” the club statement read.
“He will be joined with his assistants, which includes a general coach, a physical trainer and a performance analyst. Also joining is Belgian Michel Yancon as goalkeeping coach, who has been retained, and Sayed Abdel Hafeez as director of football.”
Mosimane could make his coaching debut for The Red Devils on Sunday when they face Al Mokawloon on Sunday evening.