Kohler, the new coach of Al-Ahly, played in Egypt 34 years ago. Find out the details

Some believe that the new Swiss coach, Marcel Koehler, is now coming to Egypt for the first time in his history, but this information is not true, as the new coach of the Red Genie previously played in Egypt, specifically at Cairo Stadium 34 years ago.

Al-Ahly club announced the official contract with the Swiss Marcel Koller as technical director of the football team, with a contract that extends for two seasons, to succeed Portugal Suarez.

This was in an international friendly match between Egypt and Switzerland, and Kohler was one of the pillars of the Swiss team at the time, and the Egyptian national team lost three goals to one, under the leadership of the late General Mahmoud El-Gohary..

Sun Koller was at that moment 28 years old, and he plays for Swiss club Grasshoppers, a club he did not leave until he announced his retirement..

The match took place on Wednesday, December 14, 1988, and Dario Zofi scored a goal for Switzerland in the 35th minute of the first half, and returned to add a second goal in the second minute of the second half, before his colleague Heinz Hermann finished the hat-trick in the 23rd minute in the second half, while he scored Ibrahim Hassan Egypt’s only goal in this meeting in the 35th minute of the second half .

The formation of the Egyptian national team in this match was as follows :Ahmed Schubert – Ashraf Qassem, Ibrahim Hassan, Hisham Yakan, Ahmed Ramzy, Ismail Youssef, Ahmed El Kass, Alaa Mihoub, Effat Nassar, Mohamed Ramadan and Khaled Eid.

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