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Nabi Sends Message Ahead Of Chiefs Move

Incoming Kaizer Chiefs coach Nasreddine Nabi has sent a farewell message to ASFAR fans after ending the season trophyless.

The Tunisian tactician came close to the league and cup titles but lost out to Josef Zinnbauer’s Raja Athletic Club in both competitions.

Raja overtook ASFAR in the Botola Pro title race on the second-last day of the campaign, while also beating them 2-1 in the Throne Cup final on Monday.

The defeat was Nabi’s last game as ASFAR coach, and he’s set to be unveiled as new Chiefs coach after Amakhosi activated his release clause. Ahead of his trip to Turkey where he will meet his new squad, Nabi penned a farewell message to FAR fans.

“Dear soldiers, Out of respect for all the support you have given me, I must clarify the situation. It is with mixed feelings that I announce my journey as coach of AS FAR has come to an end. After a difficult season of hard work and intense moments shared together, it is time for me to say goodbye,” he wrote.

“I want to express my deep gratitude to all the supporters who have been a constant source of motivation and support. Your unwavering support, encouragement, and passion for the club have been incredibly valuable throughout my time here. Know that I gave my all, despite the constraints, along with the technical staff and players, for this great club to finish the season with a title. The reality on the field decided otherwise, and as hard as it may be, we must accept it.

“To the players, the technical staff, and the entire administrative team, thank you for your dedication, professionalism, and commitment. I thank General Haramou for his support, especially during difficult times, as well as President Mr. Ayoubi and Colonel Major Mr. Malek for the trust they placed in me.

“I leave with memories and a deep affection for the club and its supporters. I am convinced that AS FAR will continue to grow, and the club will remain in my heart.

“Finally, I thank the Moroccan people for their hospitality and respect. No matter the city, I have always been well received and respected, and I thank you for that.

“As a man of principle, I fear God. Out of respect for the supporters, I will not restrict the comments. I understand that some fans may take this news badly and may turn to insults, but know that I leave with deep respect towards all of you. This is my only statement on the subject, and therefore, the statements seen in the media are false.

“With all my gratitude, Mohamed Nasreddine Nabi.”

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