The Mozambican international is said to be an Amakhosi target, but recently joined the Cairo giants
Former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Luis Miquissone received a special guard of honor before training with Al Ahly for the first time on Monday.
During the last transfer window there was reports that Kaizer Chiefs wanted to sign the 26-year-old from Simba SC.
But Miquissone decided to join Al Ahly, where he was lured by Pitso Mosimane, who had previously signed him at Sundowns in January 2018.
The Mozambican international has now been welcomed in Cairo by his new teammates.
“Luis Miquissone, our new Mozambican wing, took part in the team’s full training session for the first time at El Tetsh Stadium on Monday,” said Al Ahly. website.
“Our players wanted to give a special reception to the Mozambican international before the start of the session.
But when the player first trained with Al Ahly, he was not part of the team that played a friendly match against Petrojet on Monday night.
Earlier this month, Miquissone confirmed that he had “received many offers” and explained what attracts him to Cairo amid interest from Chiefs.
‘I got a lot of offers during the previous period. “I talked to my agent and we decided to come to Al Ahly,” Miquissone told Al Ahly. website.
‘The club is so big and their ambitions have no limits. I want to help the team win trophies. As a player, I also need to be a part of this and get my chance to help the team. I have to grow up and face big challenges, which is why I chose Al Ahly.
“They have to win everything, and I have to be a part of it. Any player dreams of playing in the FIFA Club World Cup. It will be a wonderful experience for me. ”
He also pointed out that the Mosimane factor attracted him to join the giants of Cairo.
“The relationship between me and coach Pitso is so good. “When I was a player in Simba, I faced Al Ahly and it was great to see him, ‘Miquissone added.
‘I talked about him in a previous interview and said that he was the coach who helped me reach my peak and grow up as a footballer. My experience with him at Mamelodi Sundowns was so good; he made me a good player and to be better.
“He let me know more about football, because football is not just about getting good things, but you also have to learn about bad things.”
At Al Ahly, Miquissone plays in the same attack as Bafana Bafana vice-captain Percy Tau.