Egyptian giants Al Ahly have announced that they have parted ways with their South African head coach Pitso Mosimane.
In a Monday statement, Al Ahly said Mosimane stepped down from his role after two years in charge.
Mosimane joined Al Ahly back in 2020 from Mamelodi Sundowns before going forward to register massive success with the Reds both locally and internationally.
“Al Ahly and Mosimane reached an agreement to part ways,” the statement said.
During his 21 months in charge, Mosimane had led the Reds to three CAF Champions League finals, of which he won two.
“Mahmoud El-Khatib, the club’s president, held a meeting with Yassin Mansour, the chairman of Al Ahly football company, Hossam Ghaly, the club’s board member, and the planning committee members, to discuss Mosimane’s future with the club,” the statement added.
Under his reign, The Reds won two consecutive FIFA Club World Cup bronze medals, two CAF Super Cup victories, Egypt Cup and an Egyptian Super Cup victory.
“During the meeting, They all decided that he should continue his mission with Al Ahly as a result of the achievements he managed to accomplish during the previous period.
“However, during the meeting that was previously held, Mosimane requested to leave and that he is satisfied with the achievements he managed to accomplish with the club.
“Later on, Mosimane’s decision was discussed and it was decided to approve his request to part ways with the club and to thank him for the achievements that he accomplished with the club.”
In general, Mosimane guided Al Ahly to 65 victories, 22 draws, and only 10 defeats.
Al Ahly announced that previous assistant manager Samy Komsan will take charge of the club as interim manager after Pitso Mosimane’s resignation.- Advertisement -