Al Ahly announced on 1 October that they have parted ways with the Swiss manager and announced the appointment of South African manager, Pitso Mosimane.
The South African became the first African non-Egyptian coach to coach the African Club of the Century.
Mosimane will succeed Swiss head coach, Rene Weiler, who coached the team this season and led them to win the Egyptian league title.
The Red Devils defeated second division side, Tersana, 2_1 thanks to two goals from Junior Ajayi.
Al Ahly defeated Ismaily 3_0 on Friday night and took another step towards achieving their fifth straight league title.
The player did not play a single game for the club since Weiler's appointment as the team manager in August 2019.
Al Ahly lead the Egyptian league table with 56 points after 20 games.
The Swiss manager signed a one-year extension contract with the Red Devils in June.
Weiler revealed that the team did not play their best game against Al Inttag El Harby.
Al Ahly’s Swiss coach Rene Weiler has arrived to Cairo in the past few hours.
The club officials discussed the new contract with the manager over video conference.
Rene Weiler, Al-Ahly's coach, preferred to stay in Egypt rather than return to Switzerland in light of the global crisis of the Coronavirus.
Al Ahly fans highly appreciate their manager’s work as he led the club to CAF Champions League semi-finals.
Al Ahly Sporting Club’s board is currently in talks with Rene Weiler, Al Ahly’s manager, over a possible contract extension after his recent achievements with the team.
More than 40k Al Ahly fans attended the game at Cairo stadium and witnessed Al Ahly's 2_0 win over the South African giants.
Al-Ahly will face Mamelodi Sundowns in a repeat of their clash at the same round last season, which witnessed a humiliating elimination for the Red Devils.
Weiler confirmed that Al Ahly’s winger Ramadan Sobhi will miss out the match; however, Al Ahly’s midfielder Magdy Afsha will be ready for the game.
Swiss coach Rene Weiler announced his final decision regarding Saleh Gomaa, noting that "he will have no role with us."
Manuel Jose, the former legendary coach of Al-Ahly, praised what the Reds present under the leadership of Swiss coach Rene Weiler.
Al-Ahly have had an amazing run at the domestic league and they achieved their best ever start at the competition.