OFFICIAL: Smouha sign Benson Shilongo from Pyramids F.C
Egyptian Premier League side announced that they have signed Namibia striker Benson Shilongo from re-branded club, Pyramids F.C.
Benson joined Pyramids FC, formerly known as Al Assiouty Sport, in January 2018 from South African side Platinum Stars. He played 15 games across all competitions with his new side scoring six goals and providing two assists.
This move took place after Al Assiouty have been reportedly sold to the chairman of Saudi Arabia’s Sports Authority Turki Al-Sheikh and renamed Pyramids FC. By rebranding the team they are looking to highly invest in Egyptian football and try and compete with Egyptian giants Zamalek and Al Ahly.
They have also appointed Brazilian manager Alberto Valentim as their new first team coach and will be assisted by a full Brazilian coaching staff. Adding to that, they announced Ricardo La Volpe as their new technical advisor.
Pyramids F.C have already signed nine players including Brazilians Lucas Ribamar, Marcos Da Silva ‘Keno’, Arthur and Carlos Eduardo as well as several Egyptian starlets such as Ismaily’s Mohamed Fathi, El Dakhleya forward Naser Mansi, Mohamed Farouk from Arab Contractors, Mohamed Magdy ‘Afsha’ from Enppi and Syrian defender Omar Al Midani.
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