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Tarek El Ashry flees Sudan

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Egyptian coach Tarek El-Ashry has returned back to Cairo without notifying Al-Hilal Omdurman’s board, the club has confirmed.

El-Ashry took over back in February with Al-Hilal Omdurman being the third team he has managed this season after being sacked twice by UAE’s Al Shaab & Arab Contractors.

The Sudanese club confirmed on their facebook page, regarding the actions of the Egyptian manager and fitness coach as being ‘irresponsible’.

El-Ashry did not justify his decision, saying that he has his own personal reasons.

Al-Hilal’s fitness coach Abdel-Halim Kamel, who returned back with El-Ashry, spoke to Yallakora about the incident saying that the coach apologized and stepped down.

Kamal justified El-Ashry’s actions by explaining how the latter feels regarding Hilal’s exist from the CAF Champions League.

“El-Ashry believes that he is unjustly blamed for Al-Hilal’s leaving the CAF Champions League; given that he took charge only 20 days before the kick-off of the African competition,” Kamal said.

Libyan outfits Al-Ahli SC (Tripoli) were able to qualify over the Sudanese side with a 2-2 result on aggregate; taking advantage of away goals rule.

Moreover, Kamal added that foreign players were replaced by others from the youth team because of their poor performance.

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