Egyptian Zamalek announces the departure of its Portuguese coach for the second time in two months

Egyptian Zamalek announces the departure of its Portuguese coach for the second time in two months

The Egyptian club, Zamalek, officially announced the departure of the Portuguese Josealdo Ferreira, the coach of the football team, on the pretext of poor local results, and the exit from the group stage of the African Champions League competitions.

And the club’s management revealed, on Wednesday evening, through the official website, that Amir Mortada, the supervisor of the football sector, had terminated the procedures for terminating the contract between the two parties by mutual consent, after negotiations regarding the coach’s dues and his waiver of the value of the penalty clause estimated at 320 thousand dollars, and the amount of 200 thousand dollars as a reward for winning the league. Last season.

And the Zamalek administration had decided, headed by Mortada Mansour, who is now serving a one-year prison sentence in the case of insulting and slandering Mahmoud Al-Khatib, president of Al-Ahly Club, the return of the Portuguese, Josealdo Ferreira, as coach of the team until the end of the current season 2022-2023, and completing his contract earlier.

The decision to return the Portuguese coach (77 years) to his position came approximately 10 days after his dismissal from his post, following Zamalek’s famous loss to Ghazl El Mahalla (2-1) in the 15th round of the local league championship, and the appointment of Osama Nabih as general coach instead of him. Zamalek to beat Future (2 – 1) in the next round of 16 after that.

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The decision to return Ferreira came after the club’s management failed to convince the Portuguese coach to waive half of the penalty clause stipulated in his contract, and his adherence to obtaining a 3-month salary in order to complete the departure process and settle the matter.

Ferreira had officially left Zamalek on January 24, and returned to continue his duties on the fourth of last February. The Zamalek coach achieved the local double (the Egyptian League and the Cup) in one season twice in 2015 and 2022, and he has great public popularity. at the masses.

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