CAIRO: Former Egypt coach Mohsen Saleh has filed a lawsuit against Farag Amer, president of promoted side Smouha, for ‘slander and false accusations’.
Saleh took charge of Smouha, who secured their first-ever top-flight spot last season, this summer.
However, he resigned from his post after the team’s maiden Egyptian Premier League appearance, which saw them lose 1-0 to Military Production early in August.
Reports suggested at the time that the veteran tactician opted to leave the Alexandria-based side to work as a television sport pundit.
He later revealed that his departure resulted in a strained relationship between him and Amer.
"Amer said I should have returned the fee of the contract, LE 200,000, after my departure," Saleh explained to FilGoal.com.
"I worked for three months but I was paid my salary only once.
"So the LE 200,000 covered the other two months."