Cairo giants Zamalek have dismissed Portuguese coach Jesualdo Ferreira after the team’s 2-1 defeat to Ghazl El-Mahalla in the Egyptian Premier League on Tuesday.
Mortada Mansour, Zamalek’s president, announced the board’s decision by thanking Ferreira and his staff. Mansour also confirmed that his son Amir Mortada Mansour would continue as head of football at the club, while Ismail Youssef remains the director of football for the first team.
Zamalek’s latest loss came on the back of a 3-0 defeat to local rival Al-Ahly in the previous round. The team now lies fifth in the league table with 26 points, a significant 11 points behind leaders Al-Ahly.Read more on arabnews.com