Tigers lose key member of staff before vital game
Johor Darul Takzim will be without a team manager for their first Malaysia Cup game.
Fandhi Ahmad, who formerly held the position of JDT Head Coach before being switched to team manager has resigned from his post a day before the match with PKNS FC on Tuesday.
It is unsure whether the Singaporean will remain at the club for the first group game.
According to Goal Singapore in a statement Johor FA described Fandhi as “an excellent and dedicated coach and had a large contribution to the development of football in Johor.
They also stated that: “Fandi are always welcomed to back as he is regarded as family.”
Also according to Goal Singapore, Fandhi himself also released a statement, citing family reasons for leaving Johor.
“It is a painful but an important decision for my future as a football coach. My family has played a very important role in arriving the at this decision.”
Ahmad had a successful tenure as Head Coach, securing the Tigers an FA Cup final appearance, as well as 3rd position in the Malaysian Super League.