Zamalek have lodged a grievance with world governing physique towards Tunisian midfielder Ferjani Sassi, arguing that he had left earlier than finishing his contract, the Cairo membership stated on Friday.
The White Knights stated the deal of Sassi, who had been one of many staff’s key gamers since becoming a member of in the summertime of 2018, is because of expire on the finish of the present season, which remains to be ongoing.
Sassi’s agent believes his shopper’s deal had expired on 30 Might. Zamalek say no fastened date had been set within the contract.
“The committee mandated with working the membership confirms that it had filed a grievance to FIFA to determine on the state of affairs of Ferjani Sassi, who has not honoured the phrases of his contract,” Zamalek stated in a press release.
“The committee bases its grievance on a letter despatched by the Egyptian Soccer Affiliation to the membership wherein it confirmed that the home season will finish on 26 August, 2021, in addition to FIFA’s TMS web site, which incorporates the identical date.”
Zamalek additionally stated they’d requested Sassi to report again to the membership after he fulfilled worldwide obligation with Tunisia final month, just for his agent to tell them that his shopper’s deal had run out.
Reviews stated the 29-year-old will joint Qatari aspect Al-Duhail on a free switch.
Sassi performed 102 video games with Zamalek, scoring 16 objectives. He received with the membership the Egypt Cup and African Confederation Cup in 2019 in addition to the Egyptian and African Tremendous Cups a yr later.
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