Zamalek decided to dismiss its coach, Jesualdo Ferreira, after the defeat against Ghazl El Mahalla (2-1), Tuesday, January 24, as part of the fifteenth day competitions of the Egyptian Premier League.
It’s the drop of water that makes the pot overflow! Already in the hot seat, Jesualdo Ferreira was fired by a boss ZamalekMourtada Mansour. The decision came in the wake of the third defeat at Ghazl El Mahalla Stadium this season.
Mansour had announced that former Portuguese assistant Osama Nabih would now take charge of the team instead of the Portuguese coach.
The club president added that the board of directors had voted unanimously to dismiss the Portuguese since Sunday, but decided to postpone announcing the decision until February 6.
Ferreira was appointed coach in March 2022, and he coached Zamalek in 52 matches, winning 32, drawing 11 and losing 9.
The double defending champion is in poor form in the league. They are only fifth, 11 lengths behind the leader, Al-Ahly Cairo.
Zamalek was also eliminated in the semi-finals of the European CupEgypt Losing to Pyramids on penalties.