South Africa head coach Pitso Mosimane will begin his tenure at Serbia’s pre-season training camp with UAE side Al Wahda.
mosimane Appointed by the Emirates Club Until 2024, the club finished third in the UAE Pro League last season.
In order to improve the club’s performance next season, they have confirmed that they will travel to Serbia for a pre-season training camp from July 1 to 17 as part of their preparations for the upcoming season, which will allow Mosimane to get to know all the players .
They began preparations on Tuesday and on Saturday “players will undergo medical examinations and physical measurements before the start of the intense pre-season”.
They have already arranged a friendly in Serbia, which will be Mosimane’s first game in charge, but the opponent is not yet known.
After the preseason, Al Wahda will face Kuwait SC in the Arab Club Champions Cup (also known as the King Salman Cup) on July 28.
They then face Algerian side CR Belouizdad, whom Mamelodi Sundowns met in the African Championship quarter-finals, on 31 July, while Mosiman takes on Raja CA (now FC) on 3 August. Coached by former Orlando Pirates head coach Joseph Zimbauer).
Al Wahda’s first UAE Pro League game will be against Al Bata on August 18.
“Jingles” took over the role after leaving Saudi Arabia’s giants Al Ahli, although he helped the team upgrade after taking office last September.
Due to the uncertainty of the future, and the fact that the club is one of four Saudi Arabian teams currently receiving strong support from the country’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), Mosimane chose to leave and look for better development prospects.
The move to Abu Dhabi came through the takeover of Al Wahda, who have not won the Emirates Pro League since 2009/10, with Mosiman insisting his aim is to bring silverware to the club .