Al-Haili’s all-season affirmations go to the wind
Today, Monday, the Saudi Al-Ittihad club officially announced the departure of Romanian Cosmin Contra; The coach of the team, after the end of his contract, with no desire to renew.
Losing the nickname defeats Contra:
Contra’s departure from the dean comes days after losing the title of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional Cup, in the last meters.
The Brigadier General was at the top of the table for several months, but recklessly lost it two rounds before the end of the competitions.
The Tigers lost ten points in their last five matches of the season, to dedicate the title to Al Hilal, trailing them by only two points.
The Tigers have not won the local league title since the 2008-2009 season, which shocked the public for losing the season’s title in the last few metres.
The local league is the second championship lost by the federation within months, in light of its loss to the final of the Arab Club Championship last August, after reaching the final, but was defeated by Sfaxien of Tunisia.
The news of announcing the departure of the Romanian coach is strange, as he announced a few days ago that he will continue next season normally.
Contra’s contract with Al Ittihad had already expired at the end of the season, but Anmar Al-Haili; The club’s president announced more than once that he would renew the coach’s contract, in addition to the latter himself hinting that he would continue next season, through a letter of apology to the fans, during which he promised that the team would wake up quickly and come back strong. (See details)
What did Contra offer with the brigadier general?
The 46-year-old Romanian had taken over the technical responsibility of the dean in August 2021, and his contract was due to expire at the end of the last season, but it seems that his renewal is close.
Al-Ittihad, under the supervision of Contra, played 29 matches, winning 19 of them, drawing five, and losing five other matches.
Apart from losing the local league title, Al-Ameed bid farewell to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup in the semi-finals with Al-Romani, by defeating Al-Fayha with a clean goal.
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