Friday Jun 15, 2018. 15:00
New Al Ahly coach Patrice Carteron has revealed his reasons as to why he turned down an offer from South African side Kaizer Chiefs.
The French manager was linked with a coaching role as Steve Komphela’s replacement, but he has opted to sign for the Egyptian side.
Carteron signed a two-year deal with the Red Devils and confirmed turning down the South African Premier Soccer League side.
The French coach also revealed that he also had had interest from Mamelodi Sundowns after Pitso Mosimane’s talk of a sabbatical.
“I am very to sign with Al Ahly which is the African football’s giant. I am still young but I possess great experience I earned through my spells with TP Mazembe and Wadi Degla,” he said to According to KingFut.
“Negotiations were finalised rapidly. I will fight in order to lead Al Ahly to win titles and make the fans happy.
“I committed to my word with the Red Devils and terminated my deal with Phoenix Rising by mutual consent.
“I had other offers from Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs but the priority was definitely for Al Ahly.”