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Ex-Al Ahly defender says Pitso Mosimane better than Rene Weiler

Former Al Ahly centre-back Sherif Abdel-Fadil says present coach Pitso Mosimane is better than his predecessor, Switzerland’s Rene Weiler.

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However, he did additionally spotlight errors made by Mosimane of their 1-0 defeat to Simba SC of their CAF Champions League in Tanzania final week.



Pitso Mosimane’s total document since taking on at Al Ahly reads: 26 matches, 20 wins, 4 attracts, two defeats.

The former Mamelodi Sundowns mentor took over final October and guided the Egyptian giants to the treble.

To be honest, nonetheless, Mosimane did inherit a group that was excelling with Weiler, having secured the Egyptian Premier League, reached the CAF Champions League semi-finals and had been nonetheless nicely within the cup competitors.

Abdel-Fadil believes that Mosimane made errors in opposition to Simba and that Al Ahly’s defeat was shocking, however nonetheless acknowledged that the South African is better than Weiler in his opinion.

“Mosimane surprised us by his defensive playing style [against Simba]. Simba players are skilled and pacey,” Abdel-Fadil stated.

“Mosimane was wrong to not start with Afsha because he is capable of linking between the lines and would have given the team possession of the ball.”

The former Al Ahly defender concluded by saying that Mosimane is better than Weiler when requested about his personal opinion.

Al Ahly at present sit third of their Group A with three factors after two of six matches.

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Al Ahly’s subsequent recreation within the CAF Champions League will see them host AS Vita Club in Cairo on Saturday, March 6.

The Egyptian giants will subsequent be in motion within the Egyptian Premier League in opposition to El-Gaish on Sunday, February 28.


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