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Ittihad draw in Egypt’s Adel Abdel-Rahman debut as manager

Posted on November 27, 2015


Photo: official Twitter account

In his debut with Ittihad, Egyptian manager Adel Abdel-Rahman led the Saudi side to a 2-2 draw with Al-Khaleej in the ninth round of the Saudi Professional League on Friday.

Ittihad have appointed Abdel-Rahman as their interim manager until the club board finds a new manager, the club announced on their official website on Wednesday.

The former Al Ahly player took over after the club sacked László Bölöni following the humiliating 3-0 loss to Al Ahli in the Jeddah derby.

Abdel-Rahman is originally the manager of the olympic team at Ittihad and was previously a senior coach at Al Ahly and ENPPI youth academies in .

Ittihad was interested in acquiring the services of the former Zamalek manager Jesualdo Ferriera before losing him to Qatari side Al-Sadd.


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