Al-Ahly club management is holding continuous meetings with the South African coach Pitso Musimani, after renewing confidence in him and agreeing to continue at the head of the technical staff of Al-Ahly until the end of the season. Which ended in a positive 1-1 draw, and the red team appeared at a disappointing level, which made the ball management worried about the return provided by the team in the new season.
For his part, Musimani defended himself, stressing that he had achieved excellent results since taking over the technical responsibility of Al-Ahly, which was evident in his winning the African Champions League twice in a row, winning the Egypt Cup and obtaining the bronze in the Club World Cup, stressing that he feels a great injustice, especially that the coach who is a legend To the fans and the red administrations, the Portuguese, Manuel Jose, went through long periods of failure with the team, and despite that he was not subjected to such criticism and attack, which Musimani is currently subjected to, he said, and Musimani pledged to improve performance and results during the coming period, while Al-Ahly’s administration confirmed its full confidence. In his capabilities, demanding the former Sun Downs coach to strive to restore the team’s level and outstanding results.
Al-Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane settled on returning Moroccan defender Badr Bannon to the basic formation during the return match against the National Guard, the champion of Niger in the second leg of the 32nd round of the African Champions League, and Bannon returned to the basic formation, after he missed the first leg, and ended in a draw. With a similar goal in Niger, Badr Bannon replaced Taher Mohamed Taher in the second half, and Al-Ahly returned to Cairo at dawn today, Sunday, coming from Niger after a 1-1 draw with the National Guard in the first leg of the 32nd round of the African Champions League.