Last Update 15:42
Friday, 19 July 2019

Argentine Coach Ramon Diaz hints at departure from Egypt's Pyramids FC

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Tuesday 28 May 2019
Ramon Diaz
Ramon Diaz (Photo: Diaz's official facebook page)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1785
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1785

The Argentine coach Ramon Diaz hinted in a Facebook post on Monday night that he is parting ways with Egyptian club Pyrmaids FC five months after assuming the club's helm, in what read like a Farwell massage to both Pyramids and Egypt

"I want to thank my friend @turkialalshikh for this opportunity at @pyramidsfc, to my technical body for the work done and especially to my players who made a huge effort to meet the goals, including the triumphs to Ahly and Zamalek," reads the post on Diaz's official facebook page.

"Happy to have enjoyed the culture of this great country. Greetings to all," he added.

Big spenders Pyramids, which is owned by Saudi investor Turki Al-Sheikh, signed Diaz in January after the sacking of Egyptian coach Hossam Hassan.

Diaz was the fourth coach at Pyramids this season following Hossam Hassan, Brazilian Alberto Valentim and Argentinean Ricardo La Volpe.

Under the guidance of the 59-years-old tactician, Pyramids FC - formerly El-Assiouty -  gathered 27 precious points from 12 matches this season in their first appearance in the Egyptian Premier League under the new management. Diaz led the club in eight victories, was held to a draw in three games, and lost just one.

Pyramids FC was a stiff competitor for all their league opponents as they are currently second in the league table with 69 points from 33 matches, five points behind leaders Ahly who still have one match in hand.

The one-time Argentine international was a player for a host of famous clubs like River Plate, Napoli, Fiorentina, Inter Milan and Monaco.

He started his managerial career in 1995 by guiding home club River Plate.

Diaz guided Paraguay’s national team from 2014 to 2016 and then went on to have a successful stint in Saudi Arabia, guiding Al-Hilal for the league and cup titles in the 2016/2017 season.

He was a free agent before signing for Pyramids FC after being sacked by Saudi club Al-Ittihad last December after a series of poor results.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.