Retired Egyptian international striker Hossam Hassan was appointed as Zamalek coach on Monday. The decision came a day after French manager Henri Michel was sacked after the side slumped to 2-0 loss against Police Union to leave them with a measly 11 points after 10 games played.
According to Filgoal.com, Hassan received a hero’s welcome
on Tuesday during his first training session with the club that he represented
for four years when he was still a player. Supporters are expecting him to
inject some life into the team that has been struggling since the beginning of
The 43 year old trainer told reporters that he recognizes
the difficulty of the task ahead of him but also believes that Zamalek have
what it takes to rediscover their winning ways to climb out of their 10th
place in the Egyptian Premier League standings.
Hassan will face his first test on Thursday against Harras
Al Hoodoud and then will have to brace himself for the Cairo derby clash
against first placed Al-Ahly next week.
Rami Ayari, Goal.com