Uruguayan coach Martin Lasarte (File photo: Reuters)
CAIRO – 27 December 2018: Al-Ahly’s new Uruguayan coach, Martin Lasarte, arrives to Egypt on Friday night.
Lasarte is set to watch Al-Ahly’s match against Al Dakhliya on Saturday night in the Egyptian League at Petro sport stadium.
The veteran coach required four reports from Al-Ahly’s football committee.
The four reports are from Al-Ahly’s current caretaker, Mohamed Youssef; Al-Ahly’s football director, Sayed Abdelhafiz; the club’s former coach, Patrice Carteorn and the last one is from Al-Ahly’s medical team to check the players status.
Al-Ahly new manager, Martín Lasarte, will lead the team at their League game against Pyramids which is scheduled on January 4.
Lasarte's career was full of achievements, especially in South America, as he led Nacional de Monteviedo to two consecutive national championships in 2005 and 2006.
During his time at Nacional, Lasarte discovered Uruguayan striker, Luis Suarez, who spent two years at the club before leaving to play in Europe and he is now the starting striker for FC Barcelona.