Pyramids continue lavish spending spree

African Football

Egyptian Premier League big-spenders Pyramids have signed two sought-after African stars amongst 11 new additions ahead of the new season.

After finishing in third place, ten points of leaders Al Ahly, Pyramids opted to sack Ramon Diaz, who was the highest-paid manager on the continent at the time.
 
 
Sebastian Desabre, who led Uganda to the knockout stages of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations was then roped in as Diaz' successor - with a host of new arrivals.
 
After already securing, Ghana striker John Antwi, the highest scoring foreigner in Egyptian top-flight history - the ambitious club have now invested further.
 
Scroll through the gallery above to see all 11 new arrivals for Pyramids ahead of the 2019/20 season
 
Ivory Coast centre back Wilfried Kanon and Tunisia winger Amor Layouni have now been added as their marquee arrivals.
 
Kanon represented the Elephants at Egypt 2019 and had been starring in the Eredivisie with ADO den Haag last season.
 
Meanwhile, Sweden-born Layouni, 22, moves from Glimt Bodo in a deal worth a reported R25 million - according to the Norwegian club.
 
Amongst the other arrivals include Uganda star Lumala Abdu, who they signed from Swedish outfit Kalmar FF and former FC Basel man Ahmed Ahmoudi.
 
Pyramids' league campaign kicks off against ENPPI tomorrow at their home ground, 30 June Stadium, in Cairo.

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