Pitso Mosimane

Former Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane is set to decide his next destination. Photo: Twitter @AlAhlyEnglish

BREAKING: Al Ahly part ways Pitso Mosimane as coach!

Al Ahly have officially parted ways with Pitso Mosimane as their head coach in a shocking turn of events on Monday afternoon.

Pitso Mosimane

Former Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane is set to decide his next destination. Photo: Twitter @AlAhlyEnglish

Al Ahly have officially parted ways with Pitso Mosimane as their head coach in a shocking turn of events on Monday afternoon.

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In a statement released by the club, Al Ahly said they wanted to hold on to Mosimane but the coach, in one of the meetings, requested to leave.

And the recent back-to-back meetings were Al Ahly’s attempt to assure Mosimane of their support going forward.

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However, Mosimane’s request to be released from his contract was eventually taken into consideration.

AL AHLY RELEASE PITSO MOSIMANE FROM HIS CONTRACT – FULL STATEMENT

WHY MOSIMANE’S DEPARTURE COMES AS A SHOCK

What is shocking about Mosimane’s departure is that he had just signed a new bumper deal with Al Ahly.

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The deal was meant to keep Mosimane at the club for the next two seasons, and perhaps the immense pressure he found himself under at Al Ahly was the reason for requesting to leave.

At this stage, it is unclear if Mosimane’s backroom staff which include Kabelo Rangoaga and performance analyst Musi Matlaba will stay at Al Ahly.

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