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Official: Wadi Degla hire former Mazembe coach Carteron

Patrice Carteron

Former TP Mazembe coach Patrice Carteron has signed his contract with Wadi Degla on Saturday to become the club’s new manager.

Carteron has put pen-to-paper till the end of the season with Wadi Degla and will replace Hamada Sedky with immediate effect.

The Egyptian Premier League club then took to social media to welcome their new head coach.

Welcome Patrice Carteron

Posted by Wadi Degla FC on Saturday, 16 January 2016

The French coach arrived in Egypt on Friday and watched Wadi Degla’s match against Arab Contractors, which ended in a goalless draw.

The 45-year-old manager had quit his job at the Congolese club last week after turning down an offer to extend his contract.

“I have made several achievements with TP Mazembe. The club’s board wanted me to continue but I preferred to get a new experience,” Carteron said in a televised interview on Friday.

Carteron led the Congolese team to win the 2015 CAF Champions League, before losing both matches at the Club World Cup in Japan.

Operations and Business Development Manager of KingFut. Degree in Pharmacy and Biotechnology from the German University in Cairo. Manchester United fan.

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