Pitso Mosimane COVID-19 update: Cavin Johnson takes charge of Al Ahly


Cavin Johnson will be standing in for Pitso Mosimane as Al Ahly head coach tonight when they host Ghazl Al Mahallah in an Egyptian Premier League clash.

This comes just days after Pitso Mosimane tested positive for COVID-19. Al Ahly confirmed that the former Mamelodi Sundowns mentor along with his wife have tested positive for the deadly disease and will be placed in isolation until he recovers.

COVID-19: Pitso Mosimane latest health update

Pitso Mosimane revealed via his Twitter account that he is waiting for the results of x-rays while adding that he’s under the guidance of medical professionals in Egypt.

“Evening everybody, just went for X-rays and will get the advice from the Doctors tomorrow. Thanks for all the good wishes. Inshallah, I will be back soon,”

Cavin Johnson takes charge of Al Ahly

“Al Ahly assistant coach, Cavin Johnson, will take charge of the Red Devils in their upcoming game against Ghazl El-Mahalla as Pitso Mosimane continues his recovery. Al Ahly fans woke up to very bad news on Wednesday morning, as they discovered that Mosimane had tested positive for coronavirus.” Egyptian publication KingFut reported.

“The South African manager is therefore expected to be sidelined for the upcoming two weeks, the standard time for full recovery from COVID-19. As a result, his assistant manager Cavin Johnson will be the main man on the bench during their Friday night encounter against Ghazl El-Mahalla.”

Pitso Mosimane is expected to be back in action before Al Ahly’s crunch League clash against rivals Zamalek on 28 December 2020. This website would like to wish Pitso a speedy recovery.

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