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Official: Assiouty Sport appoint Aly Maher as new manager

Seif Al Assiouty, president of Al Assiouty for sports investments, announced that they’ve appointed as the club’s new head coach.

The newly promoted Premier League team announced that Aly Maher will take over as head coach for the next season.

Maher’s appointment came as a succession to Ayman al Mazin, responsible for promoting the team to the Premier League. Al Mazin is set to take over the youth sector in the club.

“We sat with many coaches during the past period but after meeting up with Aly Maher, we we found him the most fitting for our system.” said Seif Al Assiouty earlier on Thursday.

On the reasons why they chose Maher, “We found him the most fitting to our system and tactics. He also worked with a big number of coaches and in Europe as well.”

“Contracts were signed today, and its length is one season”

“The preparations period is set to start after Ramadan and we may announce the appointment in a press conference during the upcoming period” he concluded.

It’s worth mentioning that have secured a promotion to the Egyptian Premier League with a win over Beni Suef.

They sealed the promotion with five games left to play, as second place Sohag are 15 points behind.

The Assiut-based club are the first club to achieve promotion after winning 21 games, drawing five and losing only once.


Malak Hassouna is a French Baccalaureate graduate and currently a Political Sciences student, who was born and still lives in Cairo. She started playing volleyball at the age of 7 as a libero at the Shooting Club in Cairo. A hardcore Chelsea and Al Ahly fan, also a Roger Federer worshipper. She writes for various websites and blogs including KingFut, Chelseafc360 and Vavel UK.

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