And Mohamed Youssef wrote through his personal account on Facebook: “All support for the great Al-Ahly club in the coming period and with success for the new technical staff led by Pitso Musimani and his assistants, and God willing, they will be able to achieve the African Champions League championship and delight the great Al-Ahly fans.”
He added, “I am honored and proud to be one of the sons of this large entity and all the success and support for the club’s board of directors headed by Mahmoud Al-Khatib.”
Youssef Atam, “I ask all Al-Ahly fans to support the team in all that is coming, and we pray to God success for our beloved club.”
The name Mohamed Youssef was put forward strongly to train Al-Ahly to succeed Rene Fyler, who left the team a few days ago, but the club eventually settled on Betso Musimane.
Al-Ahly announced that South African coach Pitso Musimane had officially coached the team, and the coach arrived in Egypt on Friday morning.
Mohamed Youssef played in Al-Ahly for 10 years from 1989 to 1999, before he played in the Turkish league for three seasons, returning to Egypt through the Enppi Gate and retiring from football in 2004.
Youssef was in the technical staff of Al-Ahly club as an assistant coach during the period from 2009 to 2013, before assuming the task of the first man in the 2013/2014 season.
Youssef was able to win the 2013 CAF Champions League and the 2014 African Super Cup during Al-Ahly training.
Al-Ahly is preparing to face the Arab Contractors tomorrow, Sunday, in the 31st round matches of the Egyptian League.