Al Ahly have made it clear that they are not ready to part ways with head coach – Pitso Mosimane despite losing the 2020/21 Egyptian Premier League title to Zamalek.

The Red Devils were held by El Gouna [3-3] in their penultimate league game on Tuesday evening, therefore losing the title to arch-rivals Zamalek who secured 2-0 victory over El Entag El Harby.

Having lost the league crown, section of their supporters went on social media to call for the sack of their South African manager but El Khatib has made it clear that the club is happy with the performance of Pitso Mosimane:

“Raise your heads up. We are proud of each and every one of you,” El Khatib told the club’s social media platforms.

“You’ve won the Caf Champions League for two consecutive times. You’ve won the bronze medal of the Fifa Club World Cup

“Our fans fully appreciate your efforts and will always support you no matter what happens.”

On Pitso Mosimane

“You’ve made them happy a lot and that’s your obligation towards them,” El Khatib, who played for Al Ahly as a forward in the 1970s and 1980s, continued.

“We fully trust coach Mosimane, captain Sayed Abdelhafiz, and our coaching, medical, administrative staffs.

“You deserve to be honoured for what you did in the last period and we are working on that.”