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Ismaily unveil Tunisian Nasreddine Nabi as coach succeeding Mido

Ahram Online , Monday 28 Dec 2015
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Tunisian coach Nasreddine Nabi (Photo: Ismaily Website)
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Egyptian club Ismaily have appointed Tunisian Nasreddine Nabi as the new coach to succeed resigning coach Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam.

"Ismaily reached an a agreement with Nasreddine Nabi to lead the team. The coach will arrive in Egypt this week to sign his contracts," the Ismailia-based club stated on their official website Monday morning.

Nasreddine Nabi had previously coached AC Leopards of Congo before he led Saudi Al-Hilal.

Former coach Mido, 32, took lead of the Dervishes at the start of the ongoing season, hoping to draw a new history with the team, but a dispute a week ago with captain Hosni Abd Rabou--who asked management to suspend the player or else he would resign from his post--led to Mido’s resignation.

Despite Ismaily's strong start in the Egyptian Premier League season, the coastal side is now ninth in the league table with only 13 points from eight matches.

The three-time Egyptian Premier League champions Ismaily failed to finish in the top three of the last season in order to be eligible for an African competition.

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