Sherif Farouk, former Zamalek coach Jaime Pachecos agent, confirmed that the committee appointed to manage Zamalek club headed by Hussein Labib opened the door to negotiations with Pacheco to solve the crisis of his financial dues after he submitted an official complaint with the International Federation “FIFA”, which requires him to obtain one million and 400 thousand dollars.
Sherif Farouk added in televised statements: The current committee seeks to negotiate amicably with Pacheco and pay his late dues, then the coach withdraws his complaint against the club, but Zamalek delayed its response to the International Federation regarding the complaint submitted.
And Pacheco’s agent explained: It is expected that the coming days will witness a negotiation session between the officials of Zamalek and the Portuguese Pacheco to reach an agreement that satisfies both parties about his overdue dues, and the coach is studying several offers from the Chinese and Emirati league clubs.
Pachecos departure came after he led the Zamalek team in 26 matches in various tournaments since his return to technical leadership of the team on September 28, 2020, the Portuguese succeeded in achieving 16 wins, 6 draws and received 4 defeats, the last of which was against Tunisian Esperance, in the meeting that was held at Rades Stadium in the third round. From the group stage of the African Champions League with a score of 3-1.
Pacheco did not win titles with the white team. At the beginning of his tenure, he lost the final of the century to Al-Ahly in the African Champions League with a score of 2-1, to crown Al-Ahly with the ninth star, and he also bid farewell to the Egypt Cup after losing to Tala’a El-Gaish in the semi-final match 3/1 Zamalek players scored 34 goals with Pacheco in various tournaments, while the white network received 19 other goals.