I consulted one of the legends of Portugal before reading Al-Ahly . trained

Portuguese Ricardo Soares, the new coach of the club Al-Ahly, who plays in the Egyptian Premier League, said today, Friday, that he is happy to be in Egypt and to lead a great team the size of Al-Ahly .

On Thursday, Al-Ahly signed Soares for two years to replace South African Pitso Mosimane, who ended his relationship with him by mutual consent.

Soares added during a press conference at Al-Ahly headquarters: I know full well the responsibility of training a team of Al-Ahly’s size. First of all, I would like to thank the Board of Directors for trusting me to be with the technical assistants. We will continue to support Al-Ahly with great ambition and we will do everything we can for the club

Soares emphasized the beginning of a new era with the team and that by uniting everyone, more championships will be won for the club, which previously won many major titles.

The coach also said after the presentation of his assistant technical staff: the players of the team will do everything they can to win and will play with spirit, enthusiasm and technical efficiency, with a distinctive personality for the club.

Hossam Ghaly, a member of Al-Ahly’s board of directors, said the contract with Soares was based on special criteria appropriate to the club and the extent of his participation and championships, and emphasized that he has a great ambition for success. to be achieved with Al-Ahly in the coming period.

Ghali continues: A large number of CVs of coaches from different football schools have been examined. A shortlist of four coaches who met the criteria was established, including Soares. Who the club subsequently contacted and sealed the deal with.

Soares pointed out: Al-Ahly is known worldwide and before my arrival in Cairo I wanted to inquire about the club, the culture of the masses and other matters. I got in touch with one of the Portuguese legends who worked at the club, Manuel Jose, who told me a lot about the club and its championships.

Al-Ahly is third in the local league with 44 points from 20 games, and is seven points behind league-leader and defending champion Zamalek, who played 23 games. Pyramids comes in second with 49 points.