Al-Ahli boss Pitso Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane will tackle the next challenge in his fabled career with Al-Ahli Saudi FC. Image: kingfut.com

Good luck Pitso Mosimane: Here’s how many coaches Al-Ahli have fired since 2018

Al-Ahli Saudi FC hasn’t been shy to sack coaches in recent years. Does Pitso Mosimane have the goods to turn their fortunes around?

Al-Ahli boss Pitso Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane will tackle the next challenge in his fabled career with Al-Ahli Saudi FC. Image: kingfut.com

Pitso Mosimane is the new head coach of Al-Ahli Saudi FC.

The giants of Saudi Pro League football are now in the second-tier and they need a man with the Midas touch.

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They haven’t been afraid to sack managers when things weren’t going according to plan, either. All in all, Al-Ahli has had a total of 14 coaches since Aptil 2018. Yes, FOURTEEN, coaches in just over four years. The “hire and fire” approach doesn’t seem to be working for them at present.

They’ve still got nothing on Chippa United though…

Here’s @optajabu spitting facts on Twitter as per usual. Context: Tuchel was only in charge at Chelsea for 18 months.

Pitso Mosimane has the pedigree to turn around Al-Ahli fortunes

Pitso Mosimane will be under no illusions about the size of his task, but let’s remember that this is a man who steered Al Ahly of Egypt to consecutive CAF Champions League crowns in 2020 and 2021.

No pressure, Pitso.

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After coaching at SuperSport United, Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly in Egypt, the Al-Ahli post is a first job outside the African continent for Pitso Mosimane.