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Al Ahly name Abdel-Aziz Abdel-Shafy as interim manager

Posted on October 6, 2015

Al Ahly official website

Al Ahly official website

Al Ahly announced the appointment of Abdel-Aziz Abdel-Shafy ‘Zizo’ as interim manager, following the sacking of .

The Red Devils board announced the sacking of Mabrouk on Monday, following the team’s elimination from the CAF Confederation Cup.

Zizo will be a short term solution as he will serve as a caretaker until he is replaced by a foreign coach. He was appointed as the director of football as well as a head coach. The former Al Ahly player will lead the team in their upcoming game against in the Super Cup on October 15.

Abdel-Shafy has previously held the interim manager position following the resignation of Hossam El-Badry in 2010.

Al Ahly board announced the departure of first team coach Fathi Mabrouk as well as director of football Alaa Abdel-Sadek, following a series of disappointing results. Under the leadership of Mabrouk, the team’s performance wasn’t convincing to a lot of the Red Devils supporters, who have called for the appointment of a foreign coach.


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