February 7, 2024

Pyramids FC To Face TP Mazembe with Ghanaian Referees

Pyramids FC has received the schedule and officials for their group stage match of the CAF Champions League against TP Mazembe. The encounter is slated for 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 24, at TP Mazembe Stadium in Lubumbashi, Congo. The match will be managed by a team of referees from Ghana, headlined by international referee Daniel Laryea. He will be assisted by Brobbey Acheampong as the first assistant and Roland Addy as the second assistant, with Charles Bulu appointed as the fourth official. Mohamed Dembélé from Chad will be the match commissioner. Manuel Candido from Angola is assigned to oversee the referees’ performance. Abdellah El Amane from Morocco will act as the general coordinator, and Christiana Eirene from Cameroon will fulfill the role of security coordinator.

Krunoslav Yurčić Expresses Confidence as New Head Coach of Pyramids FC

Krunoslav Yurčić, the newly appointed Croatian head coach of Pyramids FC, has expressed great pleasure in taking charge of such a prestigious club. He promptly accepted the offer, drawn by the club’s esteemed reputation in Egypt and throughout the African continent, as well as by its professional management and the impressive array of talent within the team, he said. Yurčić is confident of leading Pyramids FC to success, citing the club’s solid foundation as a key ingredient for victory. After discussing the club’s ambitious agenda with CEO Mamdouh Eid and Amr Bassiouny, the Director of Transfers and Assistant Sporting Director, Yurčić felt reassured about the club’s direction and was eager to commit to pursuing all potential championships. Yurčić added that he has carefully watched many of the team’s matches, and is well aware of Pyramids FC’s caliber. During his initial engagement with the players, he affirmed his trust in them and highlighted that cooperation and a unified approach are essential for achieving their goals. Intent on meeting the management’s expectations in the coming period, Yurčić believes his period in charge of the technical staff will add significant value to the club.

Introducing the Coaching Team Supporting Jurčić at Pyramids FC

Pyramids FC has welcomed Croatian Krunoslav Jurčić as the new technical director for the coming period. Jurčić will manage the team with the support of a skilled coaching staff, which includes: Assistant Coach: Josip Omršen Čičak A former player with experience in Yugoslavia, Croatia, China, and France, Čičak has a rich coaching background, including stints with the Croatian under-19 national team, Turkish club Adana Demirspor, and as an assistant coach for the Saudi Arabian senior national team. He has also contributed to a talent scouting project in Saudi Arabia and has been a UEFA Pro license holder since 2011. Fitness Coach: Zvonko Komes Komes has an exceptional CV, having worked with Liverpool FC in England for five years from 2000 to 2005, as well as with German giants Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen. His expertise also includes roles with the Swiss national team, the Croatian national team, Dinamo Zagreb, and Al Nassr in the UAE. Rehabilitation Coach: Marin Mandarić Mandarić, a young professional coach, has vast experience in football, particularly in the rehabilitation and conditioning of players across Croatian and Italian league clubs. The coaching team is rounded off with: Team Coach: Mohamed Nagy Gedo Goalkeeper Coach: Khaled Abdullah

Krunoslav Jurčić Named New Head Coach of Pyramids FC

Pyramids FC has officially announced Krunoslav Jurčić as the new technical director for the club’s first football team, signaling a fresh direction for the upcoming period. Jurčić arrived in Cairo yesterday to finalize his contract with the management of Pyramids FC, including club CEO Mamdouh Eid and director of transfers Amr Bassiouny. He will lead his first training session with the team this afternoon at the Air Defense Stadium in preparation for his first official match. The team is set to face Zed FC in the Premier League on the 14th of February at the Cairo International Stadium. Jurčić brings a remarkable resume as both a former player and a coach. During his playing career, he turned out for several Croatian clubs and had spells with Italian sides Sampdoria and Torino before hanging up his boots in 2002. As a coach, Jurčić has managed several top-tier clubs, including Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb, and has served as an assistant coach for the Croatian national team. His coaching portfolio extends to Maribor, Adana Demirspor in Turkey, as well as Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia and both Baniyas and Al Nassr in the UAE league. He also took charge of the Saudi national team during the Gulf Cup held in Kuwait. Among the honors Jurčić has accrued as a coach are three Croatian League titles, one Croatian Cup, and one Croatian Super Cup with Dinamo Zagreb, in addition to a UAE League title with Al Nassr. Moreover, he has guided Croatian clubs through campaigns in the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.