Egyptian Zamalek places his trust in French coach Carteron


“I am the official who signed Carteron in 2019 and have had a good relationship with him since his leadership from Wadi Degla,” Mansour told a TV show.

The 51-year-old coach returned to head Zamalek in March 2021, just months after his shock departure to lead Saudi club Al-Taawon.

He became Zamalek’s fan favorite after making a good impact with Whites, helping the team win the 2020-21 Egyptian Premier League title after winning the last eight home stretch matches of the season for ahead of second-placed Ahly with four points. and end with an impressive total of 80.

“There were some issues with Carteron when he left the team ahead of the last CAF Champions League game last season. Additionally, his precedent regarding the team board affected our relationship, ”said Amir Mortada Mansour.

Zamalek board members headed by President Mortada Mansour returned to head the club after being suspended by the Egyptian Olympic Committee as the administrative court lifted the ban.

“When I returned to the club, I met Carteron and took care of him because something happened”, Amir Said

“I told him to forget everything because Mortada Mansour asked me to hold a meeting with the French coach to determine his future with the team,” he added.

“I made a deal with Carteron to start a new era with the team and told him he could finish his assignment with Zamalek and forget about the moment he left the team,” he said. declared.

Zamalek last won the domestic competition in the 2014-15 season.

Carteron first won over fans after leading the Whites to the Egyptian Super Cup and African Super Cup titles in 2019.

Zamalek’s interim board has announced an extension of Carteron’s contract for three more seasons in a bid to preserve the stability of the squad after the 51-year-old tactician helped the squad win their first Premier title. Egyptian League since 2015 and 13th overall.

Zamalek temporarily tops the Egyptian Premier League table with 19 points, one point over rivals Ahly who have played two games less.

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