CAIRO –11 September 2019: Al Ahly’s first football team flied to Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday, in preparation for the September 14th African Cup of Nations match against Guinea’s Kano Sport.
Al Ahly’s football team continued their daily training at Tetch stadium, in preparation for Equatorial Guinea’s trip, during which Al Ahly will face Kano Sport on September 14 in the first leg of the 32nd round of the African Champions League.
Al Ahly held a press conference at 1:00 pm on Monday, to announce all the details of the contract with the new coach Rene Weiler as well as the presentation of the assisting team.
The assistant team will include:
General Coach: David Sissa
Fitness coach: Thomas Penelli
Goalkeeper coach: Michel
Director of Football: Sayed Abdelhafiz
The club sacked their former manager, Martin Lasarte, after the team elimination from the Egyptian Cup, having lost to Pyramids at the round of 16.
Weiler is one of the promising managers in Europe and the highlight of his career was managing Belgian giants, Anderlecht, for one year.
Weiler’s best experience as a manager was in Switzerland where he managed FC Aarau, the team he represented as a player. Continue reading…