Egypt's former U-23 team manager Hany Ramzy has said he is aware of his tough mission at Lierse but he is aiming to keep them in the top flight.
"For sure, we struggled in the first half of the season. We have 13 points from 15 games," Ramzy told the Belgium media on Thursday.
The 43-year-old replaced Chris Janssens at Lierse earlier this month. The club is owned by the same company that owns Egypt's Wadi Degla.
“I took charge when the team was in 14th position. We will try in the second half of the season to win as many points as possible to stay in the league, and prepare for next season," he added.
Lierse are currently 13th in the Belgian league table, one point above the relegation zone.
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