Al Ahly SC، also known as the ‘Reds’ decided that the team’s new head coach will be a foreign one to take command after the resignation of former boss Hossam El Badry.
After four games in a row without a single win، El-Badry، who helped Al Ahly secure the league title six weeks before the end of the competition، walked out of the exit door، leaving the Red Castle without a man at the helm.
Al Ahly’s disappointing run of results started with a 2-1 defeat to Zamalek in the Egyptian Premier League، before they exited the Egypt Cup from the quarter-final at the hands of Assiouty Sport.
The Red Devils’ drew with Esperance Sportive de Tunis at the beginning of the CAF Champions group stage before losing to KCCA in the second game on Tuesday. They now sit at the bottom of Group A with one point.
Al Ahly president Mahmoud El-Khatib and the board of directors at Al Ahly announced after a meeting on Wednesday that the a foreign coach will be hired to lead the first team in the coming period.