Cairo - Juan Carlos Garrido was on Tuesday appointed coach of last year's
African Champions League runners-up Wydad Casablanca, after predecessor
Sebastien Desabre lasted barely a month in the job.
Frenchman Desabre left the club following a string of poor results.
He had replaced Zoran Manojlovic in January after the club parted ways
with the Serb after just six months.
"I'm very proud to start this new stage with Wydad," the 50-year-old
Garrido said in a video published by the Moroccan giants. The length of
his contract was not disclosed.
The former Villarreal and Real Betis boss has previously guided both
Egyptian heavyweights Al-Ahly and Morocco's Raja Casablanca to the
Confederation Cup title.
Garrido was dismissed by Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel at the start
of February. He will face his old side on Saturday in the quarter-finals
of the CAF Champions League in his first game with Wydad.