Thursday 5 November 2020
El Gouna Club announced that Hossam El-Zinati will become the club’s sporting director, starting today, Thursday, before the start of the new season (2020-2021).
El-Gouna Club stated, on its official Twitter page, that the appointment of Al-Zanati came to give the opportunity for young cadres in the field of sports management to contribute to the development of the football system and the infusion of new blood.
Al-Zanati is not a stranger to El Gouna, according to what was stated in the Sahel club’s statement, as he had previously done several appropriate work in the management team, which contributed to the return of the first team to the Premier League in 2018 and staying in the same competition during the 2018-2019 season.
Al-Zanati previously worked in several sporting positions after his departure from El Gouna, where he worked as deputy director of the African Nations Cup organized by Egypt in the summer of 2019, before he worked as director of the competitions management for the 2019-2020 season, but El-Zanati decided to leave recently.
The last period witnessed several changes in El Gouna club, beginning with the departure of the company that handles the affairs of the team, which is Elvin Company, and Nader Shawky, and then the departure of the team’s football director, Hossam Ghaly.
El Gouna continued in the league championship after occupying the fourteenth place with 37 points, four points behind Haras El Hedoud, who fell into the second division.