The story of Hussein Abdul-Ghani with Al-Nasr as executive director of football ended less than a year after receiving the task, as the Al-Asimi club announced the acceptance of the resignation of its former player after a series of stumbles that followed the team’s exit from the AFC Champions League 2021 from the semi-finals after losing to its traditional rival Al-Hilal 2-1.
Abdul-Ghani returned to Al-Nasr on November 30 of last year, after the resignation of the previous general supervisor, Abdul Rahman Al-Halafi, following similar failures that followed Al-Nasr’s exit from the semi-finals of the last version, and ended with the King’s Cup loss last year against Al-Hilal in particular 2-1.
Following the resignation of Al-Halafi from his position, Safwan Al-Suwaiket, the former president of Al-Nasr, chose Abdul Ghani to be the executive director of football in a difficult period of the yellow season. Presence of the former international player.
In the current season, Al-Nasr received an early loss against Al-Faisaly in the second round, followed by another against Al-Ittihad Jeddah that overthrew the Brazilian coach Mano Menezes, and after the appointment of the Portuguese Pedro Emmanuel, Al-Asfar succeeded in bypassing the Emirati Al-Wahda in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, before coming out against Al-Hilal.
Al-Nassr has not been able to achieve any victory since that exit, which was in the middle of last month, as it lost to Al-Ittifaq with a goal, drew with Al-Fayhaa, and finally fell to Al-Shabab 1-0.
Hussein Abdul-Ghani spent 8 seasons at Al-Nasr Club between 2009 and 2017, during which he won the Saudi Professional League and the 2014 Crown Prince Cup.